Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Hospitalized After Falling off Stage

Entertainment Aug. 6, 2009 AT 8:53AM
Steven Tyler Steven Tyler arrives at the 2008 American Music Awards on November 23, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler was airlifted to a hospital after falling from stage during a concert in South Dakota late Wednesday.

After the sound system failed, Tyler -- the 61-year-old father of actress Liv Tyler -- decided to dance around on the stage's catwalk to entertain the crowd.

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He ended up falling backwards onto a couple of fans, the Associated Press reports.

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Security rushed to help him and the crowd cheered when Tyler got back up. Tyler -- who was attended to on site by a physician and flown to Rapid City Regional Hospital -- suffered minor head and neck injuries, as well as a shoulder injury.

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