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Tributes are paid after British band, Viola Beach die in car crash in Sweden

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British band, Viola Beach, have died in a car crash in Sweden.   The fatal accident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning near Stockholm. Band members, Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe, Jack Dakin, and manager Craig Tarry died after their car hit a road barrier and plunged 80ft off a bridge into a canal. The men aged 19-35 had been in the capital for a concert in Norrkoping as part of the line up for Swedish music festival Where is the Music? It was their first appearance as a band outside of the UK. At the time of the accident the band were heading to Arlanda airport, and were due to play a gig at Guilford in Surrey on Saturday. The cause of the accident is not yet known, but Swedish police were called to the scene at approximately 2:30am Saturday ...