LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
A man died after the Electric Daisy Carnival concluded Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, according to authorities.
Inning accordance with the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace, Michael Adam Morse, 34, died at 7:41 a.m. at the speedway on Saturday. Morse’s cause and way of death were pending more testing.
Morse died inside the celebration hours after the very first day ended.
On Monday, Ian McCasky stated he was still attempting to manage the reality that his good friend of 16 years passed away right in front of him, when they should’ve been having a good time.
“Mike lived for these events,” McCasky stated. “(He enjoyed) heading out partying and having pals, and it’s too bad that they failed him.”
The set from California came to the Valley for EDC, however around 5:00 a.m. Saturday, when they attempted to leave, something took place.
“He started to shake a bit,” McCasky stated. “That’s when I understood something was incorrect.”
McCasky stated he ran through the crowd to obtain help, but that the staffer he found acted too gradually.
“The woman who came by, rather of slapping him left and right for two minutes trying to get him to make a reaction when he clearly wasn’t going to respond, could’ve called for emergency situation faster.”
The Clark County Coroner verified that Michael Morse died at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His family said he has a body temperature of 109 degrees.
Morse’s brother Ryan Morse stated none of this was supposed to happen.
“He was going to sell the tickets, and not go,” Ryan said.
He stated his brother’s death isn’t the very first at EDC and that his household does not understand why it keeps happening.
“Individuals make their choices,” Ryan stated. “I still seem like the event has some obligation for this sort of stuff and just here we go more every year they keep doing this and it is simply a disaster.”
The festival ranged from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Las Vegas City authorities said the death did not occur throughout the operating hours of the festival, so the department did not count it as a casualty at the celebration.
Cops said the death is not being examined as a crime.
Insomniac, the group that produces the celebration, said in a statement, “The unanticipated death of a loved one is terrible, and while the precise cause of this tragedy is still unknown, we do understand that family and friends are grieving. It is with great sadness that we send our thoughts and condolences to the liked ones of the man who died after the festival had ended.”
Insomniac included, their health and wellness plan is produced with regional firms over a number of months. The business said their medical professionals are readily available 24-hours a day at the celebration. Plus, a full personnel of security and cops are offered to guests.
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