June 17, 2019 11:33 am

Bonnaroo festivalgoer, 27, dies after being found unresponsive on event grounds

Festival goers attend the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Manchester, Tenn.

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Bonnaroo officials say a 27-year-old man has died while attending the Manchester, Tennessee music festival.

Festival organizers told news outlets in a statement that a medical situation was reported Saturday at a campsite. They said the man, who was camping with his father, was found unresponsive but breathing.

Emergency workers responded and administered CPR. The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The statement said the man’s cause of death wasn’t immediately known, but it appears that he had an underlying medical condition.

No further information was immediately available. Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival continued on Sunday.

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