SXSW Deadly Crash

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Safety A Priority At This Year’s SXSW Festival After 2014 DWI Crash

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The South by Southwest Music Festival kicked off Tuesday afternoon in Austin. And after a deadly 2014 DWI crash, safety is priority number one for law enforcement there. CBS […]

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2015

Curtisha Davis (L) and her boyfriend Deandre Tatum. Both were injured in the deadly 2014 SXSW crash. Tatum died two weeks after being run down. (credit: Jeff Paul/CBS 11 News)

SXSW Crash Victim Talks Death Of Boyfriend & Festival Changes

North Texan Curtisha Davis remembers walking down Red River Street in Austin, heading to a restaurant to get food. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a hospital bed.

CBS 11–03/16/2015

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Grand Jury Indicts Suspect In Deadly SXSW Crash

A grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin on capital murder and murder charges. The Travis County grand jury indicted Rashad Owens on one capital murder count and four counts of murder.

05/19/2014

A photo of Fort Worth residents Deandre Tatum (L) and Curtisha Davis (R), who were both injured at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. (credit: Facebook)

Family, Friends Say Goodbye To SXSW Crash Victim

De’Andre Tatum, 18, was laid to rest at Greater Commission Baptist Church Saturday. The teen was one of four people to die as a result of the deadly South by Southwest incident that happened on March 13.

04/05/2014

A photo of Fort Worth residents Deandre Tatum (L) and Curtisha Davis (R), who were both injured at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. (credit: Facebook)

Fort Worth Teen Injured In SXSW Crash Dies

Deandre Tatum, the teenager who had been in a coma at an Austin hospital since the March 13th South By Southwest incident, has now died. He is now the 4th person that has died as a result of the crash.

03/27/2014

Fort Worth resident Curtisha Davis, a victim in the South by Southwest crash in Austin, returns home. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

SXSW Crash Victim Released From Hospital, Back In North Texas

One of the two Fort Worth victims of last week’s deadly South by Southwest crash in Austin is back home in North Texas. Curtisha Davis’ life was turned upside down when an accused drunk driver drove through a crowd at the SXSW Festival.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Third Death Confirmed In South By Southwest Crash

Austin Police have confirmed that a third victim has died as a result of injuries suffered in last week’s deadly crash at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin.

03/17/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Formally Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after smashing through a street barricade at SXSW did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds. Rashad Owens is now charged with one count of Capital Murder.

03/14/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Crowds Pack SXSW Streets Near Deadly Crash Scene

A deadly crash doesn’t seem to be slowing down SXSW. Crowds have been packing venues near the site where an alleged drunk driver plowed into a crowd of concertgoers. A memorial for the victims and their families sits among the throngs of people.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2014

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SXSW Crash Suspect In Austin Hoping To Get His Big Music Break

The question so many people are asking is what was alleged SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens thinking? While it may be some time — if ever– before we know a definitive answer to that question, CBS 11 News has learned why the suspect was in Austin.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

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South By Southwest Festival Continues After Deadly Crash

Two people are dead and more than 20 others are hurt in Austin, after a suspected drunk driver blasted through barricades and down a street packed with people attending the South by Southwest Festival.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

A photo of Fort Worth residents Deandre Tatum (L) and Curtisha Davis (R), who were both injured at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. (credit: Facebook)

Young Fort Worth Couple Among Those Injured In SXSW Crash

CBS 11 News learned that a young couple from Fort Worth is among those injured in the Austin crash at the South by Southwest festival. Both remain hospitalized – one in a medically induced coma.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

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