A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities’ income

Struggling local governments welcome large music events staged by L.A.-based promoters, but reports reveal a tragic pattern of drug overdoses.

On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner’s wagon rolling down desert roads.A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities’ income