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Tragedy at SXSW: 2 Dead, Suspect in Custody, After Driver Plows into Crowd

Police in Austin say a drunk driver they were attempting to stop plowed through a barricade and into a crowd waiting to hear music at South by Southwest this morning. Two people were killed and 23 injured. The driver is in custody. KERA, NPR and KUT, Austin’s public radio station, are all following the story. You can read updates throughout the day on KERA news blog. KERA news blog.