Atlanta rapper and D4L Shawty Lo, born Carlos Walker, was killed in a car crash on Interstate 285 this morning, 11 Alive reports.
Atlanta rapper and D4L Shawty Lo, born Carlos Walker, was killed in a car crash on Interstate 285 this morning, 11 Alive reports. Atlanta radio DJ Ryan Cameron announced the news on Twitter after hearing confirmation from Walker’s manager. (Police reports that the incident was a hit and run have since been retracted.) Walker was 40.
Around 2:20 this morning, Walker’s car crashed through a highway guardrail and into multiple trees, ejecting him and catching fire, according to Fulton County police (via WSB-TV). Two passengers were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A statement was released via Shawty Lo’s Twitter:
SHAWTY LO ✔ @THATSSHAWTYLO
My brother has passed he is no longer here but his spirit, his kind heart , and his music will live on Long live Shawty Lo King of Bankhead
7:36 AM - 21 Sep 2016
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