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UK band members all die in car crash

All four members of a British band, Viola Beach and their manager, have died after a car accident.

Divers and rescue service personnel search for the victims of the deadly car crash involving four members of the band Viola Beach and their manager, in the canal under the E4 highway bridge in Sodertalje, Sweden, 13 February, 2016.
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JOHANNESBURG – All four members of a British indie band, Viola Beach and their manager, have died after the car they were travelling in plunged off a bridge in Sweden.

Musicians Kris Leonard, 19, River Reeves, 19, Jack Dakin, 24, and 27-year-old Tomas Lowe were killed alongside their manager Craig Tarry, 32, while returning from the gig in what is thought to be a rental Nissan Qashqai.

Stockholm police said the accident happened when the band’s car crashed through a barrier that was closed to stop vehicles as a drawbridge was opening up ahead.

The British group were performing at Where's the Music Festival in Norrköping on Friday night.

The victims were aged between 20 and 35.

People have expressed their shock and sadness on Twitter:

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