Travis Scott's Astroworld a tragic reminder of live event risks

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

The Astroworld tragedy is a stark reminder of the risks associated with huge live events.

Sadly, this reminder has come at the cost of ten human lives, and many more in critical condition after a crowd surge at the Houston, Texas-based music festival left fans trampled, crushed, and struggling to breathe during a performance by headline rap artist Travis Scott.

A criminal investigation into the deaths at the sold-out Astroworld, which drew about 50,000 people, is underway, with investigators probing the number of people in the crowd, the adequacy of event management, security, and policing, and the conduct of rapper Scott on stage.

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