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Third person dies from injuries after SXSW crash

Rashad Owens (Source: Austin Police Department) Rashad Owens (Source: Austin Police Department)
AUSTIN, TX (KLTV/KVUE) - A third person has died from  injuries suffered in last week's South By Southwest crash in Austin.

KVUE, the ABC affiliate in Austin
, reports that Sandy Le, of Austin, died at an Austin hospital.

Two others were killed when 21-year-old Rashad Owens drove into a crowd of people while trying to escape from police on Thursday. Jamie West, 27, of Austin, and Steven Craenmehr, 35, of Amseterdam, died last week. Police say Craenmehr was on a bicycle, while West was on a moped with her husband, who is still in the hospital.

Twenty-two people were also injured in the crash. Six of them remain in the hospital, one in critical condition.

Owens has been charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. His blood alcohol concentration was .114 at the time of the crash. His bond has been set at $3 million.

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