Burning Man draws 66,000; woman run over by art car, killed

September 2, 2014 10:03 PM

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RENO, Nev. — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the Northern Nevada desert.

Friday’s official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 the federal Bureau of Land Management imposed on the quirky art and music festival 110 miles north of Reno, Gene Seidlitz, manager of the agency’s Winnemucca District, told the Associated Press.

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