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Mississippi Native Dies from Injuries Received in SXSW Drunk Driver Crash

PHOTO: Sandy Le, Facebook

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Miss. — A woman from Mississippi died Monday morning from injuries she received after a drunk driver drove his car into a crowd during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas. Family members told the Clarion Ledger, Sandy Le was a Pass Christian native who lived in Austin at the time. She attended college at Southern Miss and Mississippi State University. Le had been on life support at the University Medical Center Brackenridge since last Thursday.

Twenty-one other people were injured in the crash and two people were killed. Rashad Owens, the driver, is already facing capital murder charges in both deaths. His bond is set at $3 million.

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