On Wednesday morning Carlos Walker, aka Atlanta rapper “Shawty Lo, ” was the victim of a fatal auto accident.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution( AJC) the 40 -year-old rapper, acclaiming from Moultrie, Georgia was killed in a auto gate-crash that took place on I-2 85 in south Fulton County around 2:20 a.m.
The AJC reported that while the incident was initially described as a hit-and-run, Fulton police spokesperson Cpl. Maureen Smith said, “it has been confirmed now that it was a single gondola accident.”
WFTV 9 stated that a grey Audi went over a guardrail and reached two trees before exploding into flames.Smith said thedriver was ejected from the Audi and pronounced dead on the stage, while the two other people in the car were taken to a infirmary with non-life-threatening injuries.
The rapper is well-known for the punch Dey Know and too for being a member of D4L, an Atlanta rap group known for the lyric Laffy Taffy.
Shawty Lo’s manager determined the main victims and the terrible word was afterward announced here Lo’s personal Twitter account.
My brother has passed he is no longer here but his tone, his kind heart, and his music will live on Long live Shawty Lo King of Bankhead
SHAWTY LO (@ THATSSHAWTYLO) September 21, 2016
Atlanta radio personality Ryan Cameron announced the news earlier Wednesday morning on Twitter, and #RIPShawty inaugurated veering soon after.
Receiving ravaging information about one if our Atl rap legends has died trying to confirm now.
Ryan Cameron (@ ryancameron) September 21, 2016