(NBC NEWS) A suspected drunken driver faces two counts of capital murder after striking a crowd outside a downtown Austin, Texas, club being used as a venue for the South By Southwest digital conference, police said.
A man and a woman died and 23 others were injured — five of them critically — when the gray Toyota sedan plowed through a barricade close to The Mohawk just after 12:30 a.m. local time (1:30 a.m. ET).
The driver, nor the two deceased, were immediately identified.
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