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Woman dies at Firefly Music Festival

Megan Pauly
Delaware Public Media

Dover Police are investigating a death at the Firefly Music Festival over the weekend.

20-year-old Caroline Friedman of Philadelphia was found unresponsive around 6:30 a.m. in Camping Lot 18 at Dover International Speedway.

Medical staff on the scene treated her before she was taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.  She was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6:55 a.m., according to Dover Police.

The cause of Friedman’s death is unknown yet.

Dover Police say they are awaiting an autopsy and toxicology results before making an official determination, but they have ruled out foul play.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for nearly three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.