Los Angeles Rapper Yngx 17 Dead At 28

He was a part of a road rage incident in North Hollywood.

Rapper Yngx 17 has died following a road rage incident in North Hollywood on Monday (Feb. 28).

According to Los Angeles Times, the artist born Taariq Grant, was run over and pinned beneath a trailer after getting into an altercation with a driver, authorities said.

Yngx17 got into a “brief verbal altercation” with a driver who was towing a trailer attached to another car before the rapper climbed on top of the trailer that crashed into a concrete divider. The 28-year-old fell and became trapped, VIBE notes.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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“Motorists are reminded to remain patient while driving on the roadway and pedestrians are reminded not to ride on portions of a vehicle that are not designated or intended for the use of passengers,” a press release from the Los Angeles Police Department says.

A police investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Valley Traffic Division Officer Reyes or Officer Martinez at 818-644-8114. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via CrimeStoppers by calling 800-222-TIPS, texting the phone number 274637 or online.

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