VIDEO: Police chief, city officials give latest details on deadly crash

Art Acevedo speaks at a news conference.
Art Acevedo speaks at a news conference.

Police Chief Art Acevedeo, Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and officials from Austin-Travis County EMS brief the media on the latest information following a crash that killed two people and injured dozens more.

Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, the driver in a deadly downtown wreck who police suspected of driving drunk, will be charged with two counts of capital murder and 23 counts of aggravated assault.

Watch the full press conference in the video player above. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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