SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe to stress safety after death

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Updated: 12/22/2013 8:14 pm

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Organizers of a popular outdoor Lake Tahoe music festival will stress safety at the event late this month after a participant's death last year.

Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Byrne of Petaluma, Calif., attended the 2012 SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe, but never reached her hotel a few miles away in Stateline, Nev.

Her body was found a few days after she went missing New Year's Eve, and an autopsy found she likely died of hypothermia and had drugs in her system.

Authorities speculated she tried to walk to the hotel to avoid long shuttle bus lines and became disoriented.

Organizers told the Tahoe Daily Tribune this year's three-day festival will feature double the number of buses and extended hours for a heated tent for those waiting for rides.

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angeloschild - 12/23/2013 1:20 AM
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That is a very strange headline. There must have been a better way to word it. There is no safety after death. Death is the ultimate unsafe event.
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