According to Live Nation a man passed away at this weekend’s Hard Summer festival in downtown Los Angeles:
Live Nation statement:
“During Saturday evening’s event held at Los Angeles State Historic Park, a patron experienced cardiac distress and sadly passed away at the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
Our guests’ safety and well being is of paramount importance at every Live Nation event. We have skilled EMT’s, police, and security staff deployed on site to respond to any emergency situation and last night members of this emergency team were with this patron and administering CPR within two minutes of notification. We work closely with local health and safety authorities to plan for emergencies and set the appropriate staffing levels for each event.”
It is unknown at this point if drugs were involved. An autopsy is planned. Our thoughts go out to this young man’s family.