Natina Reed died at 32 after being hit by a car in Georgia
R&B star Natina Reed died Friday night after being hit by a car at the age of 32.
Mother-of-one Natina Reed, who was a member of ’90s R&B group Blaque along with Shamari Fears DeVoe and Brandi Williams, was killed in Georgia almost instantly after she was hit by a car.
The Gwinnett Police Department said the driver of the vehicle that hit Natina Reed called 911 at 10:30 PM last night, according to TMZ.
They added that Natina Reed was pronounced dead at Gwinnett Medical Center 29 minutes later.
A press release relayed that Natina Reed “was in the roadway on Lawrenceville Highway near Hamilton Road when struck”.
Police say the driver “was determined to be not at fault and there are no charges pending”.
Natina Reed also appeared in the 2000 film, Bring It On, in which she played cheerleader Jenelope.
She was a protegé of the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, who died after crashing her car.
Natina Reed has a 10-year-old son, Tren Brown, whose father is rapper Kurupt.
Her bandmate Shamari Fears DeVoe took to Twitter to pay tribute, posting: “My heart and my soul is in so much pain. My sister, my best friend, I will always love you.”
She then wrote: “My world as I know it has forever changed. Until we meet again, may you find comfort in the arms of an angel. I love you Natina.”
Gabrielle Union, who starred in Bring It On with Natina Reed, also paid her respects and wrote: “#RIP #Sad #BringItOn.”