Driver kills 2, injures 23 in drunken car crash


A suspected drunken driver faces capital murder charges after striking a crowd outside a downtown Austin, Texas, club used as a venue for the South By Southwest digital conference, police said. A man and a woman died and 23 others were injured — two of them in critical condition — when the gray Toyota Civic plowed through a barricade close to The Mohawk just after 12:30 a.m. local time (1:30 a.m. ET) Wednesday. NBC News reports.