Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
9/7/2004 5:10:54 AM
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The bodyguard of a nationally- wellknown rap / hip hop artist was killed, and the artist himself, injured, in an accident in Girard Township around 4am Monday. The rap / hip hop artist, Twista, whose real name is Carl Mitchell, was en route to Chicago from Syracuse, New York, where he had just performed at the New York State Fair. According to state police reports, the van Twista and his entourage were in veered off Interstate 90 at mile marker 13, rolled and landed on its roof in the median. The driver had his seatbelt fastened, but none of the six passengers was buckled up, and all were thrown from the vehicle. Lifestar helicopter took two to Hamot Medical Center. One of them, Arthur Dixon--Twista's bodyguard--died shortly after. Another--Renaldo Jones--is listed in stable condition at Hamot. State police say the other five, including Twista, were all treated and released at Saint Vincent Health Center. State police say charges may be filed when the accident investigation is completed.
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