The SXSW Festival is a yearly tech and media festival featuring hundreds of band performances, panels & parties through out Austin, TX.  Thousands of people attend annually and last night the unimaginable happened.  Early reports are suggesting a man trying to escape a DWI ran his car in to the festival crowd killing 2 people and injuring 23 others.  

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The story from USA TODAY

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