July 1, 2013 at 5:49 PM
Man who died after Paradiso Festival was WSU student from Des Moines
The Chelan County coroner has identified a 21-year-old Des Moines man who died after a weekend music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in central Washington.
Coroner Wayne Harris said late Monday afternoon that autopsy results were not yet available for Patrick Witkowski. The coroner said Witkowski was a Washington State University student.
Authorities said dozens of people were treated after overdosing on a drug called Molly at the two-day Paradiso Festival, which featured dozens of electronic-music performances. More than 25,000 people attended the event.
Witkowski died Sunday at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was one of seven people from the festival who were taken to that hospital.
A hospital spokeswoman says three remain in serious condition.
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