Houston officials to conduct internal review into cause of Astroworld tragedy

Houston officials to conduct internal review into cause of Astroworld tragedy


Houston-area officials have decided to launch an internal review into the cause of the Astroworld music festival tragedy — despite a proposal by a top elected official for a third-party probe.

The review into what led to the 10 deaths at the Travis Scott-founded and headlined event will be led by the Harris County administrator in conjunction with other city and county entities.

Investigators will look over security, fire and other safety plans at the county-owned venue where the festival took place — NRG Park.

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Hundreds of people were also injured, with at least 25 hospitalized, when a crush of concertgoers trampled others during the packed Nov. 5 show.

County Judge Lina Hidalgo, the top elected official in Harris County, had sought an

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