Rash of Apparent Drug Overdoses at Maryland Electronic Music Festival Leave 1 Dead, 20 Hospitalized
A 20-year-old North Carolina man died and 20 others were hospitalized after a rash of apparent drug overdoses at an electronic music concert in Maryland on Friday night, police said.
Tyler Fox Viscardi, of Raleigh was rushed from the Mad Decent Block Party at Meriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia around 9 p.m., according to a statement released by the Howard County Police Department.
He was pronounced dead at Howard County General Hospital a short time later, police said. A 17-year-old from Virginia remained in critical condition at the same hospital on Saturday, according to the release.
Police do not believe the two men knew each other, and it was not immediately clear what kind of drugs may have been involved.
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