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Railing Collapses at Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa Concert, Injuring Dozens

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At least 42 people were injured and one person was in critical condition Friday night after a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg concert in New Jersey, police said.

The hip hop star was performing with Wiz Khalifa at the BB&T Pavilion when the railing gave way at about 10:30 p.m. ET, causing dozens of people to topple several feet to the concrete below.

Camden police spokesman Dan Keashen told NBC News most of the injuries were broken bones, and bumps and bruises. One person who was seriously injured was taken to the Cooper Trauma Center, Keashen said, where they were listed in critical but stable condition.

Social media video shows Snoop and Wiz performing on a secondary stage toward the back of the venue. The pair were urging the crowd to "get up" in the moments before the railing folded.

Concertgoer Katie Colbridge told NBC News that the crowd was moving to get a better view when the "whole fence collapsed." She was one section over and wasn't injured.

"People started piling on each other and people just started running," she said. "All you see were tears going down their face. You could see friends holding onto each other, like clenching, like making sure that all their people were there."

The concert stopped when the performers realized what had happened, said Colbridge, an administrative specialist for the men's and women's basketball teams at Temple University.

"The announcers came on the speakers and were like, 'Everyone just remain calm, we're figuring out what happened,'" she said.

Both Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa were ushered away as security moved in to help the injured, Colbridge said. The concert was later canceled, but Saturday night's show featuring Salt N Pepa, Bryan Adams and Vanilla Ice will go on as planned, organizers said.

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