<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=769125799912420&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">
About Our People Legal Stuff Careers

Former NBA player Rasual Butler and his wife singer Leah LaBelle were killed in a car crash


Former NBA player Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle were killed in a single car crash in the early Wednesday morning in Studio City, Cali. Their death was first reported by TMZ.

At around 2 a.m., Butler, 38, and LaBelle, 31, were driving in their Range Rover when he when it lost control, hit three parking meters and a retaining wall and landed in the parking lot of a strip mall which contains several businesses, according to CBS Sports. Both occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the reports the car was going at least 90mph.

Butler was drafted by the Miami Heat in the second round of the 2002 NBA draft.

Butler averaged 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds per game, and he played 13 seasons in the NBA for eight teams. He last played during the 2015-16 season with the San Antonio Spurs.He also played for the Hornets, Clippers, Bulls, Raptors, Pacers, and Wizards.

Leah LaBelle was an R&B artist who came in 12th on the third season of "American Idol" in 2003. She was signed to Epic Records in 2011 and released two singles.

Read Comments
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Linked In List Menu Enlarge Gallery Info Menu Close Angle Down Angle Up Angle Left Angle Right Grid Grid Play Align Left Search Youtube Mail Mail Angle Down Bookmark