Shawty Lo Dies In Fatal Car Acident
SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News has confirmed the victim in a crash in South Fulton County has been identified as Carlos Walker, also known as Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo.
Fulton County police say the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. when the 2016 Audi that Walker was driving crashed over a guardrail, hit several trees and caught fire at the Cascade Road exit.
The police department says the 40-year-old was ejected and died at the scene. Two women in the car were injured and taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The rapper’s manager confirmed the news and Shawty Lo’s Twitter account put out a statement.
We’re talking to a friend who was with Shawty Lo just before the crash for Channel 2 Action News at Noon.
Sad day in the hip-hop world. May his music live on forever. I’ll be banging this one on repeat all day long.
PS- Shawty Lo never got the credit he deserved for “ran off the plug twice”