British Indie Pop Band Viola Beach And Manager Killed In Car Accident

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (CelebrityAccess) — All four members of the British indie rock band Viola Beach, along with the manager, were killed in a car accident in Sweden.

According to the BBC, band members Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin and manager Craig Tarry were killed after their car plunged off of a bridge into a canal in the early morning hours near Stockholm.

The group was in Sweden where they performed at the Where is the Music? festival on Friday and were slated to perform a show in in Guildford in Surrey in the UK on Saturday, the BBC said.

The group, which formed in Warrington in 2015, saw their debut single "Swings & Waterslides" added to the BBC Radio 1 playlist in September, 2015. They had performed at the Reading and Leads festivals and recorded a live session for BBC's Radio 1. The band was due to play SXSW as part of the BBC/PRS For Music Showcase in March. – Staff Writers