2 women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music fest

Aug 2, 2015 5:51 PM by Ross Field

POMONA, Calif. (AP) - Two 19-year-old women are dead from suspected drug overdoses after authorities say they collapsed at the HARD Summer music festival.

The Los Angeles Times reports both women were found unresponsive at the Pomona festival Saturday evening.

According to authorities, one woman was transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center and pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. The other woman was taken to the same hospital and died at about 8 p.m.

Their identities were not immediately released, pending the notification of relatives.

About 65,000 people were expected to attend each day of the two-day electronic music festival.

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