SXSW crash claims the life of third person
POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:08am
UPDATED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:10am
Austin, TX (KTSM) — Austin affiliate, KXAN is reporting that a third person has died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash at the South by Southwest Festival last Wednesday.
According to KXAN, Sandy Le, passed away Monday morning. Facebook shows that Le was a resident of Austin, but a native of Pass Christian, Mississippi. Travis County Medical Examiners Office spokeswoman Sarah Scott says that Le was an organ and tissue donor.
Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, is charged with capital murder in the death of Jamie West, 27, of Austin and Steven Craenmehr, 35, from the Netherlands. Owens also hurt 22 other people in the crash. There is no word if Owens will be charged with an additional charge of capital murder.
SXSW has set up a fund for the victims of the crash, you can donate at www.sxswcares.com.