Insomniac Events, the promoter behind Electric Daisy Carnival and other dance music festivals, has released an official statement regarding the death of 34-year-old Michael Morse, an attendee of EDC Las Vegas 2017.
Details of Morse’s death are still unknown as the Clark County Coroner conducts an autopsy. According to authorities, 1,000 people sought medical treatment during the three-day festival.
Read Insomniac’s statement in full below:
“The unexpected passing of a loved one is tragic, and while the exact cause of this tragedy is still unknown, we do know that family and friends are grieving. It is with great sadness that we send our thoughts and condolences to the loved ones of the man who passed away after the festival had ended.
Our health and safety plan is created over several months with local agencies. Our roaming medical personnel are available twenty-four hours a day, free of charge, with the best emergency room doctors, nurses, EMTs and paramedics in the country. A full staff of security and police are also available to all attendees. We encourage everyone to approach our caring staff and ask for help if needed.”
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