Shawty Lo Killed In Car Crash
Rapper Shawty Lo Reportedly Killed After Car Crash On Atlanta Interstate
SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News reports the victim in a crash in South Fulton County has been identified as Carlos Walker, also known as rapper Shawty Lo.
Fulton County police say the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. when the 2016 Audi 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
After initially describing the crash as a hit-and-run, “it has been confirmed now that it was a single car accident,” Fulton police spokeswoman Cpl. Maureen Smith said.
The rapper formed the hip hop group D4L with fellow Atlanta rappers Fabo, Mook-B and Stoney. The group released the popular song “Betcha Can’t Do It Like Me.”
He was born in Moultrie, Georgia in 1976.