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Third dies from SXSW crash

People are treated after being struck by a vehicle on Red River Street in downtown Austin, Texas, during SXSW on Wednesday.

For the first time in the festival's history, South by Southwest was the location of a fatal accident.

Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, barreled through a barricade on March 13, killing two and injuring 23 in the process. Another has died as a result of injuries related to the crash.

The Austin Police Chief said on Thursday afternoon that the suspect of the drunk driving incident is facing two counts of capital murder -- the highest offense that you can charge someone with -- as well as multiple counts of aggravated assault with a vehicle.

"That vehicle was used as a weapon and he will be charged with those crimes," he said.

One of the victims killed in the accident was a Dutch citizen on a bicycle, Steven Craenmehr, 35, as well as Jamie West of Austin, 27, a man on a moped. The recently deceased is 26-year-old Sandy Le. Le was in a crowd outside of an Austin club when Owens drove his car through the crowd.

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