Los Angeles hip-hop artist and rapper Taariq Grant, known by stage name Yngx 17, died Monday afternoon after he was run over and trapped underneath a trailer in North Hollywoodhttps://t.co/49Ei4eNvdh
— KTLA (@KTLA) March 1, 2022
According to reports, LA rapper Yngx 17, real name Taariq Grant, 28, was tragically killed in a road rage incident.
Per the Los Angeles Times:
Los Angeles police said a pedestrian and a driver who was hauling a trailer engaged in a “brief verbal altercation” at Riverside Drive and Camarillo Street about 3:40 p.m., LAPD spokesperson Lizeth Lomeli said. The pedestrian then climbed atop the trailer, which crashed into a concrete divider, causing him to fall and become trapped beneath its wheels, police said.
A family member of Grant’s later identified the rapper. Police are still investigating the incident.
Source: LA Times