Milton Man Dies at Raftapalooza

By Spencer Conlin | sconlin@mychamplainvalley.com

Published 07/23 2016 06:56PM

Updated 07/23 2016 06:56PM

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A 56 year-old Milton man died Saturday at Raftapalooza. Colchester Police said a distress flare was spotted in the area of Thayer’s Beach during a strong storm.

Upon their arrival, first responders found a man in cardiac arrest. CPR was performed as the man was taken back to shore where resuscitation efforts were continued. The man was taken to UVM Medical Center where he was later died. Authorities are investigating the cause of death.

Police say that one other man was also taken to the hospital for heart related issues.

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