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2 dead, 57 hospitalized in US music festival

/ 11:25 AM June 01, 2016
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Jesse Hughes of Eagles of Death Metal performs at Riot Fest & Carnival in Douglas Park in Chicago.  Hughes was scheduled to perform, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, with the band at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where patrons were taken hostage. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

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TAMPA, Florida, United States — Authorities say two people are dead and 57 others were hospitalized after attending a Tampa music festival.

The Sunset Music Festival was held at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tampa police reported in a news release that a 22-year-old Melbourne man and a 21-year-old Kissimmee woman were hospitalized Saturday. The man died Sunday, and the woman died Monday. The medical examiner’s office wasn’t immediately reporting a cause of death.

Police didn’t say why the 57 other people were hospitalized.

Police also reported 25 felony arrests, eight misdemeanor arrests and 16 marijuana civil citations at the festival.

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