Road closures and cleanup underway after Hangout Fest 2019 wraps up

Road closures and cleanup underway after Hangout Fest 2019 wraps up

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) -- Gulf Shores Police said a Fairhope man died shortly after he was found unconscious in a road after the Hangout Music Festival ended Sunday night.

Investigators said Griffin Miller Gaunt, 20, was found near the intersection of Cove Avenue and Gulf Shores Parkway around 11:30 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, Gaunt was being loaded into an ambulance. Police said he had no identification and no one in the area knew his name. He was identified by the serial number on his wristband for the festival.

Police said they learned Monday morning that Gaunt died at the hospital. Investigators have requested a toxicology report to help determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information about Gaunt is asked to call Gulf Shores Police Detective Michael Hoguet at (251) 968-9841.

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