Two people are dead and 21 are injured after a car barreled through a crowd at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin after midnight.
According to reports, the driver of the car has been taken into custody and is being processed by the police.
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The episode took place on a crowded street where festival goers were walking back and forth between nightclubs and hotspots.
I’m following the Austin Statesman for follow ups. http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/reports-car-hit-pedestrians-outside-mohawk/nfB4z/