The music world came to a standstill Friday night: At the hip-hop festival of 30-year-old American rapper Travis Scott, fatal crashes occurred in the crowd due to mass panic. Eight young men died in the process.
The victims’ ages ranged between 14 and 27 years, according to a report by the British newspaper, “Daily Mail”. Including two best friends from the US state of Illinois. Franco B. * (21) and Jacob J. *(20) Together in Naperville and they met in elementary school.
Jacob wanted to celebrate his next birthday with Franco in Houston. He would have turned 21 on November 20. “They were best friends every step of the way,” Franco’s brother Cesar told CBS.
Two teenagers were killed
John H. * (14) is the youngest victim. The ninth grader was a popular student and was considered a great baseball talent. “You had to love the baby. There is no choice, because it was the way it is,” John’s coach Justin Higgs wrote on Instagram.
High school student Brianna R.* (16) also did not survive the prom. “Dancing was her passion and now she is dancing her way to the pearl gates of heaven,” said the family’s crowdfunding campaign.
Computer science student Axel A. * (21) from Washington and model Rodolfo B. *(23) They also lost their lives in a panic. Just like Danish B.* from Texas. Brother Basil told CNN he was trying to save his fiancée in the crowd.
The identity of the eighth victim is currently unknown. He is said to be a man in his twenties. The family has already been informed. (fmü)
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