The refilling station remains in full swing amidst high temperature levels during the first night of the 2015 Electric Sissy Carnival on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Published Sunday, June 21, 2015|12:10 p.m.
Updated 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
2015 EDC: Night 2
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One man died and seven individuals were transported to location healthcare facilities on Night 2 of Las Vegas’ 2015 Electrical Sissy Carnival.
Details about the casualty, which was reported in Metro Cops’s analytical summary of the night, were not immediately readily available.
Clark County coroner’s investigator Derek Dubasik informed the Associated Press on Sunday afternoon that the office was still working to positively recognize the 24-year-old guy and alert his relative of his death.
“Based on the place and situations included (in the death), it’ll take 4 to 8 weeks before we’ll have toxicology results back and can identify the cause of death,” Dubasik told the AP.
When called for remark, Insomniac Productions, the business that runs the celebration, directed the Sun to Dave Kirvin of Kirvin Doak Communications, who stated Insomniac has no details to launch about the death and any future details will certainly come from the Clark County coroner’s office. Gotten in touch with by the Sun on Sunday afternoon, the coroner’s office could not offer additional information.
Kirvin forwarded the following statement released by Insomniac:
“We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the man who died. The health and safety of our fans is Insomniac’s very first top priority, and we take every measure to create a safe environment. While the cause of this disaster will certainly spend some time to determine, we ask that you remaining his enjoyed ones in your ideas and prayers. Tonight and every night, we ask all of our fans to take care of themselves and one another.”
3 people passed away at last year’s event. Joey Saychack, 21, of Fresno, Calif., was discovered unresponsive in a Las Vegas house he apparently was renting with a group that planned to go to the electric dance music celebration. He died at Spring Valley Healthcare facility five days later. Montgomery Tsang, 25, of California, likewise died after being taken to University Medical Center after reportedly collapsing in the festival parking lot, and Anthony Anaya, 25, of Everett, Wash., who likewise attended the festival, passed away after he was discovered subconscious at the Vdara.
In 2012, a 31-year-old Florida guy attending EDC died after being hit by a truck while leaving the speedway and a 22-year-old University of Arizona student fell from the 27th floor of her hotel room. The lady was found to have Ecstasy and traces of methamphetamine and gamma-hydroxybutyrate in her system, and her death was ruled a mishap.
Completely, 408 carnivalgoers at this year’s event required small medical attention on Night 2, almost 100 less medical calls than the first night of the three-day festival.
About 135,000 participants made their way to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night. They endured temperature levels that hit a high of 113 degrees, which ties the record high temperature set in 1961, the National Weather Service stated.
The expected high today is 112 degrees. The average high temperature level for this time of year is normally 100 degrees, meteorologist Chris Outler said.
Festival officials tension staying hydrated by picking up free water at hydration stations throughout the celebration premises (marked with water droplet signs on celebration maps) or by acquiring water from on-site suppliers. According to the EDC website, there also are first aid tents located throughout the celebration where attendees can receive complimentary healthcare, in addition to a roaming Insomniac Health & & Safety Team.
Despite heavy traffic getting to and leaving the occasion, there was just one traffic accident related to the carnival, Metro Cops said.
Insomniac kicked 69 individuals out of the event, and 35 individuals left the speedway in handcuffs. From 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. this morning, there were 26 narcotics-related felony arrests, 8 misdemeanor arrests and one DUI arrest, Metro Police stated. There were an extra 5 misdemeanor citations.
This is the fifth year EDC has been held in Las Vegas. The festival continues tonight