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9-Yr-Outdated Turns into tenth Casualty of Astroworld’s Crowd Surge

9-Year-Old Becomes 10th Casualty of Astroworld's Crowd Surge

By Robert Preidt and Robin Foster

HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Nov. 15, 2021 (HealthDay Information) — A younger boy who was injured on the Astroworld Competition in Houston has grow to be the tenth particular person to die from an enormous crowd surge on the occasion.

Ezra Blount, 9, was trampled on the pageant and had been positioned in a medically induced coma in an try to cope with extreme brain, liver and kidney trauma, attorneys for his household mentioned final week, CBS Information reported.

“The Blount household tonight is grieving the final word, incomprehensible lack of their valuable younger son,” the attorneys mentioned in a press release. “This could not have been the end result of taking their son to a live performance, a festivity. Ezra’s dying is completely heartbreaking. We’re dedicated to in search of solutions and justice for the Blount household. However tonight we stand in solidarity with the household, in grief, and in prayer.”

Ezra’s household is suing Travis Scott and different live performance organizers for negligence, and the lawsuit says that Ezra was “kicked, stepped on, and trampled, and almost crushed to dying” through the crowd surge.

“I’m saddened to be taught of Ezra’s dying this night,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted. “Our metropolis tonight prays for his mother, dad, grandparents, different members of the family and classmates right now. They’ll want all of our help within the months and years to return. Could God give them energy. RIP Ezra.”

Scott and different pageant organizers are going through quite a few lawsuits over what occurred on the live performance. Scott has mentioned he pays for the funeral bills of the victims and added that he was “completely devastated by what befell.”


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SOURCE: CBS Information



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