1 Dead, 1 in ‘Life-Threatening Condition’ at Glastonbury Festival

By Scott T. Sterling

The current and very alarming trend of medical emergencies and fatalities at music events continue to mount, with reports out of England that one attendee at this year’s Glastonbury festival has died, while another clings to life in critical condition.

According to the Guardian, a 67-year-old died at the fest last night (June 25) from what is believed to be natural causes — that cause of death according to police, which means it will not be treated as suspicious.

Related: Avicii Concert Ends with Dozens Hospitalized in Boston

Additionally, a 26-year-old male attendee is in the hospital and facing a “life-threatening condition” after taking the drug ketamine, according to local police.

“This is another tragic reminder of the risks of experimenting with drugs,” said police spokesman Martin Dunscombe.

The festival, which began on Wednesday (June 25), is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 29.

The news comes the same day reports of a concert in Boston for Avicii, which reportedly left 36 hospitalized.

Additionally, two died and another handful was hospitalized after last weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas.



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