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SXSW Deadly Crash

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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SXSW Suspect Arrested For DUI Before

Police said Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, is facing two counts of capital murder and 23 charges of aggravated assault after allegedly plowing through a crowd at SXSW in Austin.

03/13/2014

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2 People Dead After Car Plows Into SXSW Crowd

Two people were killed and more than two dozen people were hurt after a car plowed into a crowd at the South By Southwest festival in Austin early Thursday morning.

03/13/2014