35-Year-Old French Singer Dies While Performing On Stage

It is believed she died of electrocution. 

By Gina Tron

A French singer died on stage on Wednesday after reportedly being electrocuted.

Rising star Barbara Weldens, 35, was performing at a local festival in France when she collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest, according to the BBC. Storms were reportedly moving through the area at the time.

Investigators are looking into electrical equipment on the stage.

According to the New York Daily News, the festival put out a statement on her death, saying, "It was with great emotion that we learned this morning of the death of Barbara Weldens, our Pic d'Or 2016 at a concert last night in Gourdon in the Lot, obviously electrocuted."

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