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LA Rapper Yngx 17 Killed As He Was Run Over By Trailer After Argument With Driver

An upstart Los Angeles-based rapper Yngx 17 was killed on Monday, 28th February in North Hollywood. He had an argument with a driver and was crushed below a trailer as per police authorities.

28-Year-old Taariq Grant known by his stage name Yngx 17, was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Grant reportedly climbed on top of the left wheel well of the trailer, but as the Toyota began to move with traffic, the trailer slammed into a concrete barrier and Grant fell off and became trapped beneath its wheels

LA Rapper Yngx 17 lost his life following an argument with a driver

Local police spokesperson Lizeth Lomeli told media reporters, “The driver and Yngx 17 engaged “in a brief verbal altercation” at Riverside Drive and Camarillo Street at around 3:40 p.m. The upset driver then got back into his white Toyota Tundra, which was hauling a 25-foot trailer, and slammed into the rapper, pinning him against a concrete wall and getting him caught beneath his wheels.”

Yngx 17 was pronounced dead at the scene. As of now, no one has been arrested by police in connection to his death as the matter is under investigation.

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said, “Motorists are reminded to remain patient while driving on the roadway. Pedestrians are reminded not to ride on portions of a vehicle that are not designated or intended for the use of passengers.”

The police have requested people with information about his death to contact either Valley Traffic Division Officer Reyes or Officer Martinez at 818-644-8114.

There is an option to disclose details about the incident anonymously via CrimeStoppers by dialing 800-222-TIPS or by sending SMS to the phone number 274637. Alternatively, tipsters can also log in to the website and submit information.

Yngx 17’s Last Instagram Post

His last post on social media platform Instagram was shared four days ago wherein he was seen sitting in a car, smoking marijuana, and listening to music.

The clip which was 10 minutes long was captioned: “Betcha ain’t gone do sh*t,” along with many laughing emojis.

He has just released his latest new single “My Lilx Angel” as per Yngx 17’s Spotify.

There have been many casualties reported in the hip-hop industry in the month of February. A few days back on 25th Feb, a rising 18-year-old rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana named TrueBleeda was murdered after he was shot outside the Mall of Louisiana.

In the UK, another 18-year-old drill rapper Dimzordimma was stabbed by a 14-year-old after he performed his first show in the first week of February.

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Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda


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