Boy, 14, identified as youngest victim of Astroworld crush which killed 7 others

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A 14-year-old boy has been identified as the youngest victim of the Astroworld Festival crush which killed eight people.

Teenager John Hilgert died at the Texas festival during Travis Scott's headline set.

Heartbroken friends paid tribute to the youngster, who was at the show with a pal.

Baseball coach Justin Higgs wrote on Instagram: "RIP John Hilgert. He got the Call up to the Major Leagues by the Almighty! John made an impact on anyone who met him and they always remembered him. I have memories of John I’ll never forget.

"You had to love the kid. No option not too cause he was who he was. He loved the game if baseball.

"Was a privilege to coach this young man. Many prayers go out to any of his friends, teammates, and his family… especially Ms. Hilgert."

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