Young Curt Killed After His Vehicle Rolled Over on Byron Highway
Brentwood, CA (June 29, 2020)– On Monday, 27-year-old Curtis Denton, AKA Young Curt, died in a rollover crash on Byron Highway south.
The victim is known to be a prominent Bay Area rap artist.
The police report said he was speeding down Byron Highway, south of Brentwood when he suddenly lost control of his vehicle.
His car flipped multiple times as it sped into an embankment. Then, he was ejected from his car through the sunroof and onto the dirt shoulder.
Police found Denton’s car flipped on its roof and him on the side of the road. He was then suffering from serious injuries after being ejected from the vehicle.
The medical team from East Contra Costa Fire rushed Denton to a nearby hospital where he was immediately pronounced dead.
Authorities believed Denton was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.
Meanwhile, Denton’s car was missing parts of its roof, front bumper, and some wheels. Some parts may have been thrown away due to the impact of the crash.
Moreover, many social media posts identified Denton as a rap artist in the Bay Area who went by the recording name “Young Curt.”
He released new music this year, while his 2009 song “No B—-” recently regained popularity on the viral video-sharing app Tik Tok.
Many fanatics sent Denton’s family condolences on social media.
While the accident is currently under investigation, anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Contra Costa CHP in Martinez at (925) 646-4980.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Curtis Denton, AKA Young Curt. May you find strength in this time of grief.
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