One person reportedly died and 23 people were hospitalized the past weekend during HARD Summer music festival held at Fontana’s Auto Club Speedway.
Andrew Cole Click from Tracy, California was taken to a local area hospital and pronounced dead at 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, he was only 19-years-old. There will be an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
The 23 people hospitalized were treated for various medical issues. Two women remained in the hospital and continue to receive treatment.
In a statement to Billboard a spokesperson for the festival said, “It is with great sadness that we have learned a festival attendee has passed away following HARD Summer this weekend. We extend our deepest sympathies to the individual’s loved ones, and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts. The health and safety of those who attend our events is HARD’s utmost priority, and we take every measure to create a safe and enjoyable environment. We have no further information at this time, but we encourage the community to come together, support each other, and always look out for one another in light of this tragedy.”
Eleven people were arrested, primarily for drug offenses, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
More than 80,000 people attended the event on Saturday, and more than 70,000 attended on Sunday.
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