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Fan Dies After Finding Seat At Garth Brooks Concert

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Life-long Garth Brooks fan, Havey Aho, was only 68-years-old when he passed away before getting to see his favorite country singer live, in Fargo, North Dakota.

Aho's son-in-law, Mark Nault, purchased the tickets for Aho and his wife as an anniversary gift and told KVLV that it was Aho's ultimate dream to see the singer in concert. 

"He always carried the whole library of CDs in the van and in the truck. He listened to them all the time," Nault revealed of his father-in-law. 

Aho and his wife were giddy with the chance to see Brooks live in Fargo for one of the few sold-out shows he would be performing there.

What they didn't realize is that with a stadium so large, and so many tickets sold, they might have seats that took some effort to get to. 

"We spend time on the phone and online and finally got tickets and not even realizing that there might be a bit of a hike to go up to where we could have tickets available," Nault continued. "He took time to get up there. He was short of breath but my mother in law waited for him but he took a flight here and a flight there."

Tragically, this wonderful night that Aho had been dreaming about for many years took a devastating turn when he finally reached his seat.

Short of breath, Aho sat down in his seat and passed out. He was going into cardiac arrest. He was rushed to the hospital before the singer even took the stage. 

It was there that Harvey Aho died at the hospital with his family by his side.

Such a sad loss for his family during what was going to be one of the greatest moments of his life. 

To help with medical expenses, his family has set up a GoFundMe page, which you can donate to. 

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