I said we have a man down and I think he’s dying,” recalls Metzger, “and “he” replied, “I don’t have time. “The manager left. Since Live Nation, the promoter of Knotfest, hired private security guards for its events, Tinley Park officials earlier this week had no information about the death. The report also indicates that Metzger and two unnamed men helped EMS personnel transport Valadez on a stretcher when help finally arrived. Live Nation, in response to the request for comments on the patch, said: “The safety of our fans, artists and staff is always our top priority. One participant, Jeremy Metzger, tried to help Valadez and was looking for an employee to handle the situation. Eyewitnesses say t is a lack of urgency and that security personnel are not equipped with radios and tfore cannot help. Metzger saw a manager accompanying someone from the concert and approached this person, who was equipped with radio communication, only to be repressed. Earlier this week, Richard Valadez, 62, died in Tinley Park, Illinois, in 2019. Loudwire is part of Loudwire Network, Townsquare Media, Inc. and police are now investigating the death of the concert visitor. Herbert P.
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