2nd Bonnaroo Death Confirmed

Man, 24, died of hyperthermia
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2011 11:06 AM CDT
Music lovers battle the heat and dust during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 12, 2011.   (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

(Newser) – Bonnaroo has claimed a second victim: Christopher William Yoder, 24, died of hyperthermia early Sunday, the AP reports. Yoder had been airlifted from the music festival to a hospital, and officials are awaiting toxicology reports. "The safety of our patrons is our No. 1 concern, and we are deeply saddened by this,” said organizers in a statement. A 32-year-old woman was found dead at the festival last week; an autopsy is planned.

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