Atlanta rapper Carlos Walker, aka Shawty Lo, was killed in a fatal car accident Wednesday morning.
The Moultrie, Georgia, native was 40 years old.
While the Fulton Medical Examiner’s Office has not identified the victim in the crash, the rapper’s manager and a brother identified the victim as Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, known for the hit “Dey Know.” He was also a member of the Atlanta rap group D4L, which scored a hit with “Laffy Taffy.”
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
— SHAWTY LO (@THATSSHAWTYLO) September 21, 2016
Originally Atlanta radio personality Ryan Cameron broke the news on Twitter.
— Ryan Cameron (@ryancameron) September 21, 2016
However, investigators are now saying it was a single car accident.
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