A tragic ending to Day 3 of the Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival Saturday in Manchester, Tennessee. A 27-year-old man has died after becoming unresponsive at the festival in Tennessee, organizers said.
According to CNN, The man had been camping at the festival with his father when the Bonnaroo medical team was asked to respond to a situation Saturday at the campgrounds. Within minutes, the medical team arrived on the scene, administered CPR and transported the man to a nearby hospital, where he died.
The annual festival was expected to welcome nearly 80,000 festivalgoers this year for four days of live music and other activities. The first ever Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival was back in 2002.
In a joint statement given by festival organizers and the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department read: “We understand that he had an underlying medical condition, but we have no further information at this time,” the statement read. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.”
Both declined to make any further comments.
This is not the first time that tragedy has struck the festival. Last year, a 32-year-old man died at Bonnaroo from a drug overdose, the Tennessean reported.