Natina Reed Died after Being struck by a car while walking on the highway

Natina Reed, Actress and Singer from R&B Group Blaque Dead at Age 32.

In extremely sad news, Natina Reed most popularly known from the R&B group Blaque has died today, due to injuries she received when she was struck by a car.

The 32 year old was struck by a vehicle at approximately 10:30 as she walked on a Highway in Atlanta.  She was announced dead at Gwinnett Medical Center at 10:59 PM EST.

Although MTV is reporting that the driver fled the scene reports say that the driver called 911 to request assistance and also attempted CPR.  A press released describing the incident says that the driver was not at fault,

“[the driver] was determined to be not at fault and there are no charges pending.”

There are many conflicting reports on this story.  Why was Reed walking on[more…] the Lawrenceville Highway? Was she drinking as she was arrested for two times previously? Was it a hit and run or did the driver call 911?

Oddly enough, Reed was the protégé of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes who also died before her time in a car accident 10 years ago.

The other two women of the group Blaque, Brandi Williams and Shamari Fears-De Voe released a statement together,

“We are devastated by the loss of our group member, sister and friend Natina Reed. Because of the enormous support of Blaque fans and our love for each another, Blaque officially reunited this fall and we were in the process of working on a new album and a reality show. Natina continuously embodied the pioneering spirit of Blaque and her undeniable creativity touched the hearts of fans everywhere. Natina was a mother, sister, accomplished songwriter, artist and friend. We ask for your prayers at this time for Natina’s family. She will forever be missed and her global influence eternally felt. We thank God for the experiences we shared.”

Reed is survived by her 10 year old son, Tren Brown, who she fathered with rapper Kurrupt.

The tributes to Reed were alive and well on Twitter.  Reed would have been 33 years old today.


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