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Two killed, five hurt after drag racer slams into Texas spectators

KERRVILLE, Texas - A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two and injuring at least five others Saturday, authorities said.The crash occurred Saturday afternoon at an event called "Airport Race Wars 2" at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, police said in a news release.

The organized event involved drivers speeding down a runway as they competed for cash.The driver "lost control and left the runway, crashing into parked vehicles and striking spectators who were observing the races," Kerville police said.RELATED: 1 DC cop cited in alleged Northeast drag-race crash takes plea deal; 2nd cop fighting chargesFour people were airlifted to hospitals in San Antonio, while at least one

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KERRVILLE, Texas - A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two and injuring at least five others Saturday, authorities said.The crash occurred Saturday afternoon at an event called "Airport Race Wars 2" at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, police said in a news release.
AUSTIN, Texas - The family of University of Texas at Austin linebacker Jake Ehlinger say that he died due to an accidental overdose involving fentanyl.The family released a statement Thursday saying that Ehlinger "was a victim of an accidental overdose of what was believed to be Xanax laced with toxic drugs including deadly Fentanyl."Jake is the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger. Austin police say Jake's death is not considered suspicious.20-year-old Ehlinger was found dead off campus in the 1200 block of West 22nd Street in Austin in May.

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