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Ultra Music Festival Gate Crashers Critically Injure Security Guard

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(Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

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By Scott T. Sterling

While tens of thousands of ticket-holding EDM fans enjoyed the first day of the Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, gatecrashers stormed perimeter fences and trampled a security guard, leaving her in critical condition.

According to the Miami Herald, the 28-year-old female guard is hospitalized with severe brain hemorrhaging and a broken leg, and was reportedly bleeding from the ears while being treated by medical personnel at the scene.

The tragic episode occurred at Southeast First Street and Biscayne Boulevard when a mob of people overran a section of chain link fence that had not been reinforced with additional security fencing, trampling the guard in the process.

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