Two dead in SXSW horror crash

Two revellers have been killed and 23 injured after a car ploughed into a crowd outside a venue at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas in the early hours of Thursday morning (13Mar14). The accident occurred outside The Mohawk Club, where Tyler, The Creator was due to perform.
The rapper’s show was reportedly called off and he addressed the incident in a post on Twitter.com, writing, “Show isn’t happening, something sad happened. I’m bummed.”
A man and a woman were killed in the crash, while 23 others were hurt. Police have confirmed five people sustained critical injuries, and the driver of the car is facing charges of capital murder and aggravated assault with a vehicle, according to Dallasnews.com.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga was attending a gig by Semi Precious Weapons just streets away when the crash happened and she also appeared to reference the tragedy in a post on Twitter, writing, “All my love to music lovers and fans, stay safe tonight we love you.”

by WENN

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