It was identified that this morning Atlanta rapper Carlos Walker better known as Shawty Lo was killed in a hit & run accident that injured two others on Wednesday morning. According to the GDOT, the vehicle that Walker was in struck hit two trees before catching on fire. The other vehicle fled the scene. Cpl. Partrena Smith said Walker died after being ejected, and two others were transported to the hospital.
Walker was known as the founder of Atlanta based hip-hop group D4L which was founded in 2003. His most popular single was titled Dey Know and would be later remixed by Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Plies & Lil Wayne.
Walker passed away at 40 years old. Long Live Shawty Lo:
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
Wow Shawty Lo got killed in a car accident ?? #RIP
— SUNNI (@SunniAndTheCity) September 21, 2016
legends never die…Shawty Lo Forever ??
— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) September 21, 2016
“Big ups, to all my haters..”
— FLORES | RJSTYLES (@RJStylesNY) September 21, 2016