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Fleeing car kills 2, injures 23, outside SXSW concert

Early Thursday, a gray sedan drove through a barricade and into a crowd at the South By Southwest festival in Austin. Police say the car killed two people on a moped and injured at least 23 others, five of them critically. The driver, who was fleeing a DWI stop, is in custody. The crowd was on the blocked-off Red River Street outside the Mowhawk club, where rapper Tyler, the Creator, was performing. --Peter Weber

UPDATE: Here's video of Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo explaining what happened, and what happens next:

 
 
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