A third person has died from injuries suffered in last Thursday’s crash at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin.
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office said today (Monday) that Sandy Le died from her injuries after being hit by a car on Red River outside the Mohawk night club Thursday night.
Twenty-seven year old Jamie West of Austin and 35-year old Steven Craenmehr of Amsterdam, the Netherlands died at the scene of the post midnight crash Thursday.
Twenty-one year old Rashad Owens has been charged with one count of capital murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. He is accused of fleeing from Austin police when they tried to stop him for drunk driving. Police reports say he intentionally headed towards a large crowd on Red River that had just come out of a late night concert. Twenty-three others were injured and two remain hospitalized.
Owens is in the Travis County jail under a three million dollar bond.