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Dramatic Video Shows Stadium Collapse With Worker On Roof

The roof of a stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia collapsed Friday local time, killing one worker during demolition work.

Footage of the dramatic moment posted online by media agency Fontanka shows the massive building begin to crumble under the worker's feet as he reaches for a nearby cage, where another worker was standing.

The worker's remains were later found under the rubble. He was identified as 29-year-old Matvei Kucherov.

The other man reportedly survived in the cage, which was suspended by a crane.

The roof of a sports stadium collapsed during planned demolition work in St. Petersburg, Russia, killing a worker, authorities said Friday. Image: Fotanka.ru

The country's Emergency Situations Ministry said that 80 percent of the building collapsed on Friday. Rescue teams were checking whether more people were missing.

Investigators are looking into safety violations during the dismantling as Kucherov wasn't wearing a safety line at the moment of the collapse.

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