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Bonnaroo Attendee Passes Away

A man was found dead at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

The Coffee County Sheriff's Office announced the man as Michael Donivan Craddock, Jr., 32 from Mount Juliet, Tenn., who sadly was found dead at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Friday morning. According to the USA Today and Sheriff's office spokesman Lucky Knott, a medical call was made to the campgrounds and when officials arrived they found him dead inside his car. Sheriff Steve Graves has stated that "foul play is not suspected in the death." His body has now been sent in for an autopsy. 

So far, the heat has been a huge and main reason for medical calls at this year's Bonnaroo. About a dozen or so people have been treated for heat-related problems. 

"The temperature is 90 with a heat index of 99," Knott said Friday afternoon. "We can't stress it enough that concert goers to drink a lot of water. Staying hydrated will save your life." 

The festival has seen a decrease in numbers since last year, Bonnaroo medical director Carl Monzo said transports are "lower than the same time last year." 

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Please remember to hydrate and be there for one another. If you see something don't be afraid to ask for help or see if someone needs it. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Craddock's family and friends. 

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