Rapper Shawty Lo Dies In Car Accident Near Atlanta 

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The D4L founding member and father of 11 was 40 years old. 

Rapper Shawty Lo has been identified as the victim of a fiery crash near I-285 in South Fulton County, Georgia, WSBTV Atlanta reports.

The Georgia native, real name Carlos Walker, was a founding member of the rap group D4L. He was 40 years old.

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The Wednesday morning accident was initially reported as a hit-and-run, though authorities have confirmed that the rapper was ejected from his vehicle when it flipped over a guardrail. Two other women who were in the vehicle with Walker when the accident occurred have sustained non-life threatening injuries.

“It has been confirmed now that it was a single car accident,” Fulton police spokeswoman Cpl. Maureen Smith said.

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Atlanta radio personality Ryan Cameron broke the news on Twitter.

Other tributes to the rapper, best known for his singles "Dey Know" and "Dunn, Dunn," soon followed.

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Our condolences go out to his family during this difficult time.


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