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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler goes to hospital after falling off Sturgis stage



Tbd-steventyler080709 An Aerosmith concert at the gigantor motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S.D., was forced to end early Thursday night when lead singer Steven Tyler fell off the stage and had to be airlifted to a hospital, the Rapid City (S.D.) Journal reports. Doesn't he know you should wear a helmet to those things?

Tyler was singing Love In An Elevator onstage at the Buffalo Chip Campground when the sound system cut out. He continued to dance around to entertain the crowd, but then fell backward off the stage's catwalk, according to a security supervisor at the campground.

Luckily some fans broke his fall, but he still suffered minor head and neck injuries. Joe Perry told the crowd around 12:15 a.m. that the 61-year-old had to go to the doc.

"He was good natured about it," campground spokesman Mike Sanborn said. "He was in good spirits when he got in the helicopter. He was talking and joking with the physician."

It's at this point we can only express surprise that Tyler is 61 years old. When did that happen?

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:49am]


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