Man dies at music festival on Merseyside

News comes just hours after Glasto death

A 26-year-old man has died at the Knowsley Hall music festival in Merseyside, just hours after another 26-year-old man died at Glastonbury.

The man, who came from Blackpool, collapsed last night (June 23) at the event.

According to BBC News, paramedics tried to revive him at the scene but he was pronounced dead at Whiston Hospital. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

The Who headlined the festival last night, on a bill that also included The Coral and The View. Keane headline tonight.

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