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SXSW Crash Victims Identified

UPDATE: Austin police have identified the driver of vehicle involved in the fatal SXSW tragedy as Rashad Owens. More to come. A fund has also been set up to help people affected by the event. For more information on the SXSW Cares Fund and to make a donation, visit

Early Thursday morning, Rashad Charjuan Owens was arrested after allegedly crashing into a stream of pedestrians gathered in downtown Austin, killing two and injuring 23. The two fatalities have been identified as Austin resident Jamie West, 27, and Steven Craenmehr, a 35-year-old MassiveMusic employee from Amsterdam, in town for the SXSW music festival and conference. The Austin Police Department has now released a list of injured patients, many of whom have been treated and released from area hospitals:

Evan West, 29, Male
Joseph McCraney, 26, Male
Endres Mason, 18, Female
Kartisha Davis, 18, Female
Greg Cerna, 19, Male
April Martinez, 29, Female
Ryan Freeman, 20, Male
Johannes Hailu, 39, Male
Maria Belyvia, 20, Female
Carolyn Grace, 19, Female
Jeff Chenzer, 29, Male
Ashley Easley, 20, Female
Jacob Gallegos, 20, Male
Erica Hall, 19, Female
Jane Henderson, 24, Female
William Josma, 29, Male
Juan Leura, 20, Male
Jaqueline Longhurst, 21, Female
Alexis Zamarippa, 17, Female

Three females and one male have not yet been identified.