A 16 year-old from the Chicago suburbs died on Sunday night (Aug. 5) after reportedly being found unresponsive at Lollapalooza in Grant Park in downtown Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The paper reported that Evan Kitz-Miller was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital by private ambulance at 7:50 p.m. on Sunday and pronounced dead nearly an hour later.
At press time, no cause of death had been announced and police were conducting an investigation into the matter. "The safety and security of festival attendees is our top priority," Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications spokeswoman Melissa Stratton said in a statement sent to Billboard. "We are saddened to learn that an individual transported from the event in critical condition last night due to a medical emergency has since passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time."