SXSW Accident: Third Person Dead, Six Still in Hospital


Two were pronounced dead at the scene of the car crash on Thursday night.

A third person who was injured in the SXSW car accident on Thursday night has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Sandy Thuy Le, an Asian female, died at UMC Brackenridge Hospital, according to the Austin Police Department. A suspected drunk driver had struck Jamie Ranae West, a woman from the Austin area on a moped, and Steven Craenmehr, an Amsterdam-based MassiveMusic employee on a bicycle -- both of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. Additionally, 23 were hospitalized.

The driver, Rashad Charjuan Owens, is a 22-year-old black male and has been charged with capital murder. He is currently in custody at the Travis County Jail held on a bond of $3 million. Other charges will be presented at the Travis County Grand Jury at a later date.

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According to multiple reports, six people still remain hospitalized.

More to come.

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