MC Supreme, a '90s rapper best known for his tune "Black in America" was killed this past Saturday, June 13, in a car accident on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Calif.
According to the Associated Press, the artist (Dewayne Coleman) was parked on the shoulder of the highly trafficked route when a pickup truck smashed into his vehicle. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office told the AP that Coleman was pronounced dead at the scene, while a female passenger was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Local CW affiliate KTLA showed a photo from the wreckage, which featured a demolished vehicle flipped upside down with car parts strewn across the side of the highway. KABC-TV reported that the truck slammed into Coleman's vehicle, which then flipped and hit another parked car on the side of the road. The two people inside the parked car were uninjured.
MC Supreme's sister Irene spoke to City News Service about what her brother had been focusing on before his death. She told the outlet that the rapper was devoted to steering youth away from gang life.
KTLA reported that the truck's driver Philip Torres, 34, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.