A rising Spanish pop star was killed Sunday after a firework display at a music festival went horribly wrong.
Joana Sainz, 30, was performing with the group, the Super Hollywood Orchestra, at a festival in Las Berlanas, Spain Sunday
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evening when she was reportedly struck by a pyrotechnic device – a horrific scene Sainz can be seen dancing on stage when two large firework displays go off during the middle of the performance. The singer and the dancer can be seen dropping to the floor after one of the devices explodes extremely close to her.
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One group of mates can be seen rushing over to her aid.
devices misfired into her stomach, according to the Daily Mirror, She was taken off stage and rushed to the Avila hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly before 2 am
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Prines 1SL, which put on performance, issued a statement calling Sainz a "companion and friend."
Isidro Lopez, a promoter with the group, told the Mirror that the device that may
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The city of Las Berlanas also issued a statement to Facebook confirming Sainz's death and expressing her condolences for her family.
The group described Sainz as a dancer and choreographer for the Super Hollywood Orchestra.
An investigation into her death is ongoing.