SXSW: A third person dies after festival car crash

Austin police say a third person has died after being struck by a suspected drunken driver last week during the SXSW festival.

Sandy Le died of injuries suffered early Thursday, according to spokeswoman Veneza Bremner. She did not say when the 26-year-old died.

Le was in a crowd outside an Austin club when the driver smashed his car through a street barricade and accelerated into a group of festival-goers.

Jamie West, 27, of Austin and Dutchman Steven Craenmehr, 35, were killed at the scene. More than 20 others were injured.

Rashad Owens, 21, has been charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. He’s accused of driving drunk and fleeing from police, then intentionally driving into festival-goers.

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