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Young Woman Collapses and Dies at Vans Warped Tour

No official word on cause of death during Toronto concert

2012 Vans Warped Tour

A crowd during the 2012 Vans Warped Tour

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A young woman collapsed and died at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto during the Vans Warped Tour show yesterday, the Toronto Star reports.

According to EMS officials, the woman was found by other concertgoers lying on the grass and not breathing. A 911 call was made around 12:40 pm and witnesses attempted to revive her through CPR. When paramedics arrived the woman did not have a pulse; she was immediately transported to Toronto Western hospital where, according to police, she was pronounced dead.

Following the woman’s collapse, the concert area was cleared and moved towards a covered venue. Attendees were told the move was for weather concerns. No official cause has been given, but as MTV points out, police said it was most likely related to a medical condition.

Concert attendees reportedly started tweeting the woman’s identity following the incident, though there has been no official confirmation.

The collapse reportedly occurred during a set by hardcore act Chelsea Grin, who tweeted yesterday: “Our hearts go out to the person who died today. We still don’t know everything that happened but it’s no time for jokes on our page.”

The Vans Warped Tour has yet to release an official statement, though on Sunday the tour wrote on Twitter that details would be forthcoming on

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