Construction worker falls to his death on set of PSY’s “Summer Swag” concert series


    1st August 2022 – (Seoul) According to reports, on 31st July, a worker fell to his death while dismantling PSY’s stage for his Summer Swag concert series in Gangneung-si.

    The deceased man has been revealed to be a Mongolian man in his twenties who worked in Korea as a construction worker. It is said while working to take down the lights used in the concert, the employee fell 15 meters to his death.

    The man was taken to a hospital while suffering from cardiac arrest, where he was later pronounced dead. Police suspect the worker was taking down the set on stage, which is five stories tall, and that he slipped and fell.

    It has also been reported that rain might have played a part in the worker’s fall. P NATION said, “We would like to express our sincere condolences to the deceased who passed away due to the unfortunate accident. We also express our deepest condolences to the bereaved family.”

    After receiving news of the tragedy, PSY’s label, P Nation, released a statement.

    Hello, this is P Nation.

    First, it is with a heavy heart that we deliver this news.

    On July 31 at 3:50 PM in Gangneung Stadium, a staff has passed away.

    The deceased is a Mongolian man in his twenties and is a contract worker for contractor A.

    We would like to send our condolences to the deceased and his family.

    This has affected P Nation greatly, as we know the work and effort that goes on behind the scenes.

    We will do our best to honor the deceased and come up with a plan to prevent this from happening again.

    We once again send our condolences to the deceased.

    — P Nation