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Teen injured in SXSW crash returns home to Ft. Worth

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One of the two Fort Worth teens severely injured when a suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd at South by Southwest is now back home.

Curtisha Davis returned to North Texas on Tuesday, but her boyfriend, Dre, remains in a medically-induced coma.

"I'm doing good," said Davis.

Davis, an 18-year-old Trimble Tech senior, was one of the 24 people hit by a car last week during the festival in Austin. Davis was with Dre and her best friend, Erica, at the time.

Police say the driver of the car was drunk and accelerated as he drove into partygoers, killing three.

"And me and Erica got a Philly cheesesteak, and Dre got him a barbecue plate, and when we was walking up the street, that's all I could remember," said Davis.

"I think I blacked out, probably," she said. "I didn't remember nothing. Didn't remember it coming up on me or nothing, ‘cause if it would have came up on me, I think I probably would have ran."

The experience has been traumatic, both physically and emotionally.

"I just think that I can't believe that they would hit me, and then I'm going through a lot of stuff," said Davis.

Davis struggles with the fact that her boyfriend remains hospitalized for his severe injuries.

Still, she's tried to stay in good spirits.

The driver of the car, Rashad Owens of Killeen, is charged with capital murder, so the death penalty is a possibility.

"I think he deserves that ‘cause he shouldn't never hit me," she said. "Now, I'm in this type of condition. I don't want him living. Obviously, he didn't want me to live if he ran me over."

FOX 4 spoke with Davis' friend Erica over the weekend, who was also injured.

Davis' family said they were told Erica hadn't come over to see Davis yet because she's still dealing with the trauma of it all.

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