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Rapper Involved In Atlanta Accident

A car accident in Atlanta took the life of rapper Shawty Lo on September 8. The rapper, whose birth name was Carlos Walker, was thrown from his vehicle after crashing into trees. Reports say that he was on his way home from a club.

According to authorities, the rapper was driving a 2016 Audi. The car went over a guardrail at about 2:20 a.m. and struck multiple trees. After hitting the trees, the car burst into flames. The 40-year-old rapper died on scene. Walker had two female passengers in his vehicle at the time of the accident. Both of the women were taken to a local hospital and treated for injuries. Both are expected to make a full recovery.

Police indicated that early reports said that the accident was a hit-and-run. It was determined, through an investigation, that the accident was a single-car crash. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

The rapper leaves behind 11 children. Several friends and fellow entertainers took to Twitter and social media to express their thoughts following the accident and subsequent death of the rapper. Walker was described as a man who loved life and his family.

If your loved one was killed in a car accident, you have legal rights to compensation. Reach out to our experienced Atlanta wrongful death attorneys today to discover more about your legal options. We will fight to help you recover what you deserve. You may be entitled to damages for medical bills, lost wages and more. Call our office today.

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