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Injured Performer Fantom Describes Haiti’s Carnival Accident – CBS News


The hip-hop performer known as Fantom from the group Barikad Crew says a man on their Carnival float responsible for moving power lines moved two of three wires when their float abruptly moved forward.

The singer whose real name is Daniel Darinus was standing atop a speaker. He instantly lost consciousness when he was shocked and the sparks set off a deadly stampede.

Darinus spoke to journalists Wednesday in the hospital where doctors say he is in good condition despite his burns.

The accident occurred as thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince for the raucous annual celebration. via – CBS News.

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