• River Reeves

River Reeves' Death

Born (Birthday) Dec 14, 1996

Death Date February 13, 2016

Age of Death 19 years

Cause of Death Car Accident

Place of Death Södertälje, Stockholm County, Sweden

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist River Reeves died at the age of 19. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British guitarist best known as a member of the indie rock band Viola Beach. He and the other members of the band died in a tragic car crash in Sweden in February 2016.

Kris Leonard, 20, River Reeves, 19, Jack Dakin, 19, Tomas Lowe, 27, and the band’s manager Craig Tarry, 33, died in the incident.

He had four siblings, Molly, Gabriel, Finn, and Stella.

The car crash

All four group members died along with their manager when the vehicle (a Nissan Qashqai ) they were traveling plunged 25 meters off a bridge into the icy waters of a shipping canal in Södertälje, Sweden.

The results of a post-mortem examination revealed that the manager, Craig Tarry, had no traces of alcohol or illegal drugs in his system at the time of the accident.