Fundraiser held for Evan West, ex-Chicago resident injured in SXSW crash

May 1, 2014 7:54:29 PM PDT
A fundraiser was held Thursday night to help a man rebuild his life after a crash that killed his wife and left him critically injured. It happened in March at the South by Southwest festival in Texas.

The event was held at the Heartland Cafe in Chicago. West worked at Heartland before moving to Texas.

West suffered head trauma, broken bones and internal injuries. Police say the driver who struck them was drunk.

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