24-year-old man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival following health complications
Clark County officials have confirmed the death of 24-year-old Montgomery Tsang following Electric Daisy Carnival‘s first day. A friend of Tsang stated that he collapsed in the festival’s parking lot while leaving the premises early this morning. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at University Medical Center. Little information has been revealed, although initial reports argue that Tsang’s death was not drug-related, but rather tied to complications from a medical condition.
EDC’s official statement is as follows:
Today we learned some very tragic news, that after attending the festival a guest of the show has passed away. We are deeply saddened by this news, and hope that everyone will join us in keeping his family and friends in their thoughts during this very difficult time. Dance music fans pride themselves in being part of a loving community and, as we get ready to start the second night of the show, we ask everyone to help us keep this event safe. Look after your group of friends, utilize the buddy system, and if you see something, say something. No one should ever hesitate to ask any of our medical staff, public safety personnel or Insomniac staff for help, or call 911 in case of an emergency. One death is one too many, and we all must do our part to keep each other safe, healthy and happy, tonight and every night.”
Stay tuned to Dancing Astronaut as more information surrounding Tsang’s passing is revealed.
Via: 8 News Now