Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo was killed in a car accident. Lo, born Carlos Walker was in a car with two other passengers on I-285 at Cascade Road in Atlanta, when he was hit by another vehicle, and was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other passengers were injured and taken to an area hospital.
Shawty Lo is best known as a founding member of the rap group D4L along with fellow members Fabo, Stoney and Mook-B. They released the hit single Laffy Taffy, off their gold debut album Down For Life. Lo would then launch a solo career, which included hits like Dey Know and Foolish off his independent debut album Units In The City. Shawty Lo was 40-years-old.