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Ultra 2014's Ten Worst Moments

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The Trampling of Security Guard Erica Mack

All of our previous "worst moments" are petty and insignificant by comparison with the senseless gate-crashing that resulted in the hospitalization of Contemporary Services Corporation security guard Erica Mack with a broken leg and head trauma.

See also: Miami Police Chief: Ultra Organizers Could Face Charges Over Trampling

The Death of Adonis Escoto

Yet another tragic incident that marred Ultra 2014 was the death of 21-year-old Adonis Peña Escoto. He and his friends had attended the festival on Friday. They returned on Saturday, and that evening, Escoto apparently began feeling dizzy. It's unclear why he might've become sick, though it's been suggested by his aunt that "maybe someone put something in his drink without him knowing."

Whatever the cause, his friends left him in a car to sober up, according to the aunt. But instead, he died.

See also: Young Ultra Attendee Dies After Saturday's Show

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