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19-year-old Hastings man dies at college of cardiac arrest

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19-year-old Hastings man dies at college of cardiac arrest
Hastings Minnesota 745 Spiral Boulevard 55033

A 19-year-old Hastings man, Jordan Astar, died at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday due to cardiac arrest.

Astar was a student at the college.

He died early Monday.

He is the son of David and Debbie Astar of Hastings.

According to his obituary, Jordan Astar "was a member of Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity and loved participating with the Black Dirt Theatre group and the Hastings High School Riverside group. Jordan enjoyed music, playing his guitar and movies."

An investigation into the death is open, according to police.

What caused the cardiac arrest is uncertain, according to family members.

Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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