9-year-old Dallas boy becomes Astroworld’s 10 victim to die

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9-year-old Dallas boy becomes Astroworld’s 10 victim to die

A 9-year-old Dallas boy has become the youngest person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival in Houston.

Ezra Blount of Dallas died Sunday at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, family attorney Ben Crump said.

According to ABC News Ezra was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries on November 5th, after being crush by fans during a performance by the festival’s headliner, rapper Travis Scott.

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He is the 10th person who attended the festival to die.

Treston Blount, Ezra’s father, described what happened November 5th in a post on a GoFundMe page that he set up to help defray Ezra’s medical expenses.

He said “Ezra was sitting on his shoulders when a crowd surge crushed them.”

The father lost consciousness and when he came got up, Ezra was missing.

A frantic search ensued until Ezra was eventually found at the hospital, severely injured.

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