Natina Reed, 32, of the girl group Blaque was killed last night after being struck by a car while crossing the street in Atlanta, GA, TMZ has confirmed with the Gwinnett Police Department. She would have been 33 today.
According to the report, Natina was hit at approximately 10:30pm. The driver of the vehicle called in to report the accident. So far, there are no charges pending.
Blaque was formed in the 90s and signed to Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes’ production company Left Eye Productions. Their debut album, which features the smash hit “808,” sold over one million copies and was certified platinum. Lopes died in a car accident in 2002.
Natina also played a role in the popular cheerleader movie “Bring It On.” She and rapper Karupt were engaged in 2002. They have one child together.
“My heart and soul is so much pain. My sister, my best friend. I will always love you,” tweeted Shamari DeVoe, another member of the group Blaque.
Celebs have taken to the social network to express their condolences:
R.I.P. Natina Reed My heart goes out to her family especially her 10yr old son.—
Royce Reed (@Roycelr) October 28, 2012
Our prayers are with her family and friends.
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