Cause Of Death Released In Rapper Shawty Lo Crash

I-285 crash kills Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo

ATLANTA - Investigators now know what exactly killed Carlos Walker, aka Shawty Lo, Wednesday morning. 

According to the Fulton County Medical Examiner, Walker's cause of death was "blunt force trauma to the head". The manner of death was deemed accidental. 

It is still unknown if alcohol played a role in the crash, despite reports.

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Walker, 40, was killed in a single-vehicle accident around 2:30 a.m. when his 2016 Audi rolled over while on the ramp to Cascade Road coming from I-285 southbound. 

The car crashed through a highway guardrail and hit two trees. Walker was ejected from the vehicle, which then caught fire.

Two female passengers, identified as Destini Carter and Deshondria Miller, were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. How the two women knew Walker is unclear.

Photos from the scene


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