Rapper Shawty Lo has passed away in a fatal car crash in Atlanta.
The tragic news was confirmed Wednesday morning via the artist’s official Twitter page.
Channel 2 Action News has confirmed 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 Walker was ejected and died at the scene. Two women in the car were injured and taken to a hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and fans. We also send our prayers to the additional passengers in the car, and hope for their quick recovery.