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Lollapalooza festival-goer dies for 2nd straight year

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Festival goers attend day two of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Chicago.

CHICAGO — Officials say a Lollapalooza festival-goer has died for the second year in a row.

Melissa Stratton, a spokeswoman for Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications, says the attendee was taken from the event in critical condition Saturday night and died at a hospital. She says the circumstances surrounding the death are still being investigated.

The four-day music festival was held in Grant Park.

Last year, 16-year-old Evan Kitzmiller, of Mundelein, died after being found unresponsive at Lollapalooza. His mother said he had a seizure and his heart stopped.

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