Man Who Died at Lollapalooza Identified: Officials - NBC Chicago

Man Who Died at Lollapalooza Identified: Officials

The 24-year-old man suffered the emergency during Saturday's concert, authorities say

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    Man Who Died at Lollapalooza Identified: Officials

    A 24-year-old man who died after suffering a medical emergency at Lollapalooza on Saturday night has been identified, officials said Monday.

    The Cook County Medical Examiner identiifed the man Monday as Benjamin Seto, of Falls Church, Virginia. A cause of death was not immediately released. 

    According to the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications, Seto was near Perry’s Stage at the music festival when he suffered a medical emergency. He was later transported to an area hospital in critical condition.  

    Shortly afterward, authorities say Seto was pronounced dead.

    “Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family during this difficult time,” the OEMC said in a statement.

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    Over the first three days of the four-day festival, a total of 88 people were hospitalized, a decrease from last year’s event, which recorded 160 people hospitalized.

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