Natina Reed, 32, singer in R&B group Blaque


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ATLANTA — 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, authorities said.

The Gwinnett County Police Department said in a news release Sunday that Ms. Reed was hit late Friday while in the roadway at an intersection on US 29 near Lilburn.


Ms. Reed would have turned 33 on Sunday.

Police said 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.

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It is 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 1990s. Ms. Reed appeared in the movie ‘‘Bring It On,’’ released in 2000.

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