Posted by | Ray Cornelius
BET is reporting that Natina Reed of the 90’s R&B group, Blaque and star of the cheerleading film, Bring It On, was killed Friday night after being struck by a car.
A statement by the Gwinnett, Georgia police department says Reed was hit by a car while crossing the street on Friday night. The driver of the vehicle called 911 to request help and Reed was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead late Friday evening. As It stands, the driver will not be charged but the investigation continues.
Brandi Williams, Shamari Fears-Devoe and Natina Reed
Reed’s fellow Blaque members Brandi Williams and Shamari Fears-Devoe issued a joint statement earlier today saying, “We are devastated by the loss of our group member, sister and friend. Natina continuously embodies the pioneering spirit of Blaque and her undeniable creativity touched the hearts of fans everywhere.”
Reed is survived by her 10 year old son, Tren Brown, whose father is rapper Kurupt. She was due to celebrate her 33rd birthday on Sunday.
RIP Sweet Baby!