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Keith Urban's tour production manager, 72, dies from fall

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Sep 04, 2021

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — The longtime tour production manager for country star Keith Urban has died after falling from a stage while preparing for an Ohio concert.

Randy “Baja” Fletcher, 72, died on Aug. 27 at a hospital after falling the previous day while preparing for Urban’s appearance at Bash on the Bay on the Lake Erie island of Put-in-Bay, The Port Clinton News-Herald reported.

Fletcher became Urban's tour manager in 2011 after decades working for top country music stars. Urban told Billboard magazine that Fletcher had an “orbit of light” and was much beloved.

Fletcher received the Country Music Association’s first Touring Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

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