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Natina Reed, 33, R&B singer of group Blaque

FILE - This April 29 2000 file phooriginally released by Disney Channel shows  R B singer NatinReed bBlaque during

FILE - This April 29, 2000 file photo originally released by the Disney Channel shows R&B singer Natina Reed of the band Blaque during a concert at the Roxy in Atlanta. Reed was in a street when she was struck by a car and killed in Gwinnett County late Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Police say the 32-year-old singer was struck and killed while in the roadway at an intersection on U.S. 29. Police say the driver wasn't at fault and no charges are being filed. . Investigators want to determine why Reed was in the road. (AP Photo/Disney Channel, Carolyn Kaster, file)

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Updated: December 1, 2012 4:53PM

ATLANTA — Authorities say R&B singer Natina Reed, known as a member of the female group Blaque, was killed after being stuck by a car in metro Atlanta.

The Gwinnett County Police Department said in a news release that the 32-year-old Reed was hit late Friday while in the roadway at an intersection on U.S. 29 near Lilburn.

Police say the driver called 911 for help, and someone tried to revive Ms. Reed on the scene. She was later pronounced dead at Gwinnett Medical Center.

It’s unclear why Ms. Reed was in the road. Police say the driver wasn’t at fault and won’t be charged.

Blaque’s hits included “808” and “Bring It All to Me” in the late ‘90s. Ms. Reed was also in the movie “Bring It On,” released in 2000.

Ms. Reed would have turned 33 on Sunday.


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