Police are investigating the death of a young man who became ill after attending the opening day of Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
Adam Levine, a 21-year-old student at University of Miami, reportedly visited Ultra on Friday (March 18) and later died at the hospital.
The Miami Herald quotes Ultra Music Festival’s chief of security Ray Martinez, who wrote in an email: “While we don’t have many details, we know that our security personnel noticed that Adam was having difficulties and immediately called Miami Fire paramedics so medical assistance could occur. From what we have been told, paramedics initiated medical treatment and transported Adam to Jackson Memorial Hospital. Most unfortunately, Adam passed away at the hospital.”
The email continues, “We, of course, are fully cooperating with the Miami police and the Miami-Dade medical examiner as they look into the circumstances surrounding this most unfortunate situation. At this time, we do not have any further details.”
A tribute to Levine on the UMiami Student Government Facebook page describes the student as “an incredible friend to many with a kind heart and an amazing sense of humor that could brighten anyone’s day.”
The 16th edition of Ultra Music Festival was held at Miami’s Bayfront Park and featured sets from the likes of Deadmau5, Avicii, Tiësto, The Prodigy, Pendulum and Carl Cox. An estimated 165,000 dance music fans attended this year’s fest.