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.
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