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18-Year-Old Dies From Injuries in Tragic SXSW Hit-And-Run

Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

A fourth person has died after sustaining injuries caused by an alleged drunk driver who plowed through a crowd at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas on March 13. 18-year-old DeAndre Tatum passed away today (Mar. 27) after being hospitalized in critical condition since the accident.

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Third Person Dies in Tragic SXSW Drunk Driving Accident

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

Another person has died following the horrific drunk driving accident that occurred at Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival last week.

Twenty-six-year-old Sandy Thuy Le passed away on Sunday night, March 16, Rolling Stone reports. Le had been hit by the car driven by 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens, who drove drunk into a crowd of people early Thursday morning, March 13.

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Two Dead, 23 Injured by Driver at SXSW

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UPDATE: Local news outlet Statesman reports the alleged driver is 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens.

Tragedy has befallen SXSW, the music industry's biggest event, currently taking place in Austin, Texas. A driver plowed into a crowd of people outside the Mohawk venue, where rapper Tyler, The Creator was performing as part of the Vans showcase on late Wednesday night (March 12), killing two and injuring 23 more, sending them to the hospital.

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SXSW 2013 Guest Blog: August Alsina Performs at Diamond Supply + Def Jam Showcase

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Blog 3:
The busiest and biggest of the three days was today (Friday, March 15). First stop, to get some more free s--- from Diamond Supply (s/o to Chad).

First show of the day was the Supreme Showcase. We were in a grimy hole-in-the-wa

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SXSW 2013 Guest Blog: August Alsina Kicks It With Trinidad James

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Blog 2:
SXSW Day 2 was an experience.

Another show under my belt, one show got canceled so that was wack, but thanks to Beats by Dre and Pink Dolphin, I got a taste of what it feels like to be showered with free s---! That will never get old.

FYI, the Beats Pill is stuuupi

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SXSW 2013 Guest Blog: August Alsina Talks First-Ever SXSW Show With The-Dream

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SXSW 2013 Fashion Trends

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SXSW is the hub of the music industry for a week. As fans, hipsters and musicians converge on the cool, artsy city of Austin, Texas, people are showcasing their unique style and expressing themselves in all sorts of ways, from Converse Chuck Taylors to cropped leather jackets and print pants.

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Watch Paramore Perform ‘Still Into You’ at SXSW 2013 [Video]

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We already knew Paramore debuted their newest single 'Still Into You' at SXSW 2013, but now there's video to prove it! A paint-splattered Hayley Williams told the audience to "pretend it's cool! Pretend you like it!"

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Fall Out Boy Talk Elton John, Reuniting + ‘Save Rock and Roll’ at 2013 SXSW Festival

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Fall Out Boy took a trip down to the 2013 SXSW Festival, where they chatted about their new album -- and why it's not really a reunion.

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Watch Usher Perform With the Afghan Whigs at SXSW 2013

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Buttah smoove R&B crooner Usher got his groove on with the Afghan Whigs at SXSW this year. We don't normally associate Usher Raymond with rock music, but he threw us for a loop. It was an unlikely pairing, but somehow, it worked on the cosmic level. SXSW is all about the music, and this collabo was proof positive.

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