Second Person Confirmed Dead at Bonnaroo

24-year-old man died of hyperthermia on Sunday

June 14, 2011 8:55 AM ET
Second Person Confirmed Dead at Bonnaroo

Officials in Manchester, Tennessee have confirmed the death of a second audience member at the 10th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. 24-year-old Christopher William Yoder of Raleigh, North Carolina died of hyperthermia early on Sunday shortly after being airlifted from the festival grounds to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

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On Thursday, the first day of the event, Bonnaroo staff found the body of a 32-year-old woman from Pittsburgh in a tent at the festival. An autopsy will soon be performed to determine her cause of death.

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According to Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves, these are the only known fatalities at this year's festival, which hosted an estimated 80,000 attendees between Thursday and Sunday.

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