Los Angeles DJ Pumpkin Dies in Car Crash

DJ Nicholas "Pumpkin" Alvarado 2016
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DJ Nicholas "Pumpkin" Alvarado

Los Angeles DJ/produceNicholas "Pumpkin" Alvarado has died after being involved in a car crash in Texas last night (March 25).

His manager Santiago Torrecilla today (March 26) confirmed Alvarado's passing to Billboard, and said both drivers had died at the scene of the accident.

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A friend named Sammy Bliss first broke the news in a post on Pumpkin's Facebook page. Read the full post below:

Dear world -This is Sammy Bliss. For those that don't know me, I'm an old friend of Nick's. I happen to be an admin on...

Posted by Pumpkin on Saturday, March 26, 2016


Pumpkin was a favorite of Los Angeles artist collective and event company The DoLab and had previously played at festivals including Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle and Electric Daisy Carnival. He was reportedly on his way to Head for the Hills Festival in Kerrville, Texas at the time of the accident.