Viola Beach and Manager Killed in Car Accident
All four members of British band Viola Beach and their manager were killed in a car accident in Sweden on Saturday. Their car plunged 80 feet into a canal when their car broke through a barrier.
The band was in Sweden for the Where is the Music Festival? reports PEOPLE:
The group was traveling in a rental car near Stockholm when they crashed through a barrier set up to stop vehicles from crossing an opening drawbridge. The car plunged more than 80 feet into a canal, killing Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin, according to the AP. All the men were aged between 19 and 32.
The fifth man was the band’s manager, Craig Tarry, his family confirmed through a statement issued Sunday through Britain’s Foreign Office.
What a tragedy.