A deadly accident at South by Southwest shocked the music industry, but it may say more about Texas than it does about the festival

The fatal crash that took the lives of two and injured 23 others at South by Southwest early on March 13 upended the festival and raised questions about the impact the accident might have on the future of SXSW, a once exclusive indie event that has mushroomed into a sprawling convention noted for business opportunities and shows by major artists like Coldplay and Jay Z.

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