Member of the R&B singing trio Blaque, Natina Reed was struck and killed by a car as she walked across a state highway in Georgia, police said on Saturday. She was hit at about 10:30 p.m. Friday according to officials.
The car’s driver called 911 and a passenger performed CPR but Reed was pronounced dead at an area medical center, police said. Authorities ruled the driver was not at fault and no charges were expected to be filed, Long said.
Investigators were trying to determine why Reed was in the road, Long said.
As part of Blaque, Reed performed the 1999 hits “Bring It All to Me” and “808″ with fellow members Shamari Fears DeVoe and Brandi Williams.
Reed also appeared in the cheerleader movie “Bring It On” in 2000, she would have turned 33 on Sunday.
The young entertainer’s fellow group member DeVoe said in a statement on Saturday that Blaque had recently reunited and the group was working on an album and a reality show.
“My world as I know it has forever changed,” DeVoe Tweeted on Saturday. “Until we meet again, may you find comfort in the arms of an angel. I love you Natina.” Union Tweeted, “#RIP #Sad #BringItOn.”
Reed, a New York City native, is survived by her son, Tren Brown, 10. The child’s father is rapper Kurupt.