Natina Reed died after a car hit her as she was crossing the street in Atlanta over the weekend. Today (10/28) would have been her 33rd birthday.
The Atlanta Journal-Consitution report that the driver will not be charged for Natina's death.
“As of right now, it does not appear that the driver has any fault in this event,” said police spokesman Sgt. Rich Long, who added that it was the driver who contacted police about the accident. The driver, who was not immediately identified, was not expected to be charged, the spokesman said. ...
Long said investigators were still trying to determine why Reed was in the roadway and whether she was crossing or walking alongside it. The spokesman said CPR was performed at the scene and Reed was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 10:59 p.m.
Long said other than the driver and a passenger in the car, there did not appear to be any additional witnesses."
Natina left behind a 10-year-old son Tren Brown with rapper Kurupt.
Blaque reunited this fall and they were working on a new album and reality show. No word if the album or reality show project will be cancelled.
An official statement has been released from Left Eye Music via StraightFromTheA:
On Behalf of Blaque and the entire Left Eye Music Family, “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.”