Astroworld disaster: Identities of victims begin to emerge after Houston concert tragedy

    foxnews– Three of the eight concertgoers who died at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Friday have now been identified.

    The disaster unfolded as the crowd surged toward the stage to watch rapper Travis Scott perform. Some of those in attendance said they felt their chests being crushed and were being suffocated under a mass of people as the crowd pressed closer to the stage.

    The dead ranged in age from 14 to 27, and 13 people were still hospitalized Saturday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said. Dozens were injured.

    Astroworld, a sold-out, two-day event in NRG Park had an estimated 50,000 people in attendance. Three of the eight victims were recently identified.

    Brianna Rodriguez

    The family of 16-year-old Brianna Rodriguez confirmed to KTRK-TV that the teen was one of the victims who died in the concert disaster.

    Rodriguez’s aunt, Iris Rodriguez, posted on Facebook that her “heart aches so profusely” for her brother and sister-in-law following the loss.

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