By | November 15, 2021
Ezra Blount

9-year-old Ezra Blount has sadly passed away after he was trampled on during Travis Scott’s Astroworld music festival in Houston on 5 November.

According to a press release, Blount was rushed to Texas Children’s Hospital and was placed on life support due to severe brain and organ trauma. Blount was pronounced deceased on November 14, 2021, after he courageously fought for his life.

Blount was on sitting on his father’s shoulders at the Astroworld festival as Travis Scott performed from the enormous stage when Blount’s father suddenly began to gasp for breathe and passed out. Blount fell off his father’s shoulders and was trampled on by the crowd.

Blount’s death was recorded as the 10th person crushed at the AstroWorld event and also the youngest person to have been declared deceased.