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Portage man dies on opening day at the Electric Forest Music Festival

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ROTHBURY (WKZO) -- A 21-year-old man has died on opening day at the Electric Forest Music Festival in Oceana County. State Troopers say the victim is from Portage.

Michigan State Police say Joseph Bud Norris suffered an unknown medical emergency during the noon hour Thursday and did not survive. An autopsy and toxicology tests have been ordered.

They say Norris had been hired by an outside contractor at the festival, but did not specify what he was doing.

It’s not the first death at the festival. Last year a 37-year-old man from Connecticut died, and in 2008, two died at the Rothbury Music Festival which was held at the same location. All three died from drug overdoses.

The music festival runs through Sunday.

 

 

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