3 Dead From Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Faster Horses Fest
Three men found dead and two others in critical condition due to suspected carbon monoxide poisoning occurred this weekend in Michigan’s Faster Horses Country Music Festival.
According to the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office, five males – all in their 20s – were found unresponsive in their travel trailer Saturday afternoon at the carnival campsite. Three of the men were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other two were taken by ambulance to a local hospital in critical condition.
“According to Chief Investigators, the caller was friends with the five men and became concerned when he heard nothing about them,” the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. statement. “This tragic incident is being investigated because of suspected carbon monoxide exposure from a generator located very close to the tow truck.”
The Sheriff’s Office added, “First responders emphasized the importance of keeping generators away from camping areas, tents, travel trailers, etc., as well as exhaust fumes from moving vehicles. run.”
Additionally, the Michigan State Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman found early Saturday morning on festival grounds, report mlive. Police did not disclose the cause of death of Melissa Donna Havens, but said they were looking for a man who was seen with Havens in the 24 hours before her death.
“Detectives want the public to know that there is no danger or threat to Faster Horses attendees. Music Festival, “Michigan State Police” tweeted.
Organizer of Faster Horses no comment yet about one of two incidents. The festival at Brooklyn, Michigan’s Michigan International Freeway features Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Jason Aldean, along with artists like Kelsea Ballerini, Jon Pardi, and Carly Pearce.