A 23-year-old man died Saturday during a bachelor party in Ballico, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
The victim and his friends were drinking beer and tequila Friday night and early Saturday morning. He passed out, and when his friends tried to wake him around 7 a.m., they found vomit around his mouth. They rolled him over and saw blood. Emergency workers performed CPR on the victim, who was taken to Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, where he was pronounced dead.