Tragedy has struck another festival, notably another EDM festival. 21 year old Adam C. Levine, a senior at the University of Miami died over the weekend after attending Ultra Music Festival. According to an obituary published online, he died early Saturday following complications from a seizure.
Ray Martinez, chief of security for Ultra confirmed Sunday that Levine was at the festival on Friday night.
"We don't have many details, but we can tell you that our security personnel noticed he was having difficulties and immediately called Miami Fire Rescue to get him medical attention," Martinez said in a statement via Local10. "From what we have been told, paramedics initiated medical treatment and transported him to Jackson Memorial Hospital."
Martinez said that the popular, political science major died at the hospital.
No cause of death has been released by the Miami Dade County medical examiner.
"He was so affectionate and open hearted. He defined loyalty and protection," said Robert Nosanchuk a family friend. "I saw that time and again. If this [tragedy] had happened to someone else, he would care more than anyone else. He was such a loyal, consistent friend."
Dr. Patricia A Whitely, Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Miami, released a statement over the weekend.
Truly beloved by all, Adam's outgoing, caring personality and sense of humor was known to always make his friends smile," Whitely wrote. "With a remarkably joyful disposition, he enjoyed helping his fellow students. He was an active leader in Student Government, where he had served as a two-time Senator and Public Relations Vice Chair."
Levine had applied to dental school. It could be weeks before we get a definitive cause of death from the medical examiners so it would be premature to make any assumptions about how the college student died.