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British Rapper Killed in Vehicle Accident in England

February 13, 2019

ENGLAND – The British rapper Cadet was killed in a vehicle accident in England, according to an online news report from The rapper was riding in a taxi and died when the taxi was involved in a collision with another other. He was reportedly on his way to a performance in the West Midlands area of England.* 

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on February 9, 28-year-old Blaine Cameron Johnson, better known as Cadet, was riding in a taxi on his way to a performance at Keele University in Staffordshire, England. The taxi somehow collided with another vehicle, and Cadet was fatally injured. First responders pronounced him deceased at the scene.

The circumstances of the crash are still unknown. The taxi driver and the driver of the other vehicle were reportedly injured. They have not been identified, and the extent of their injuries has not been reported.

Staffordshire Police posted a message on social media after the accident, saying, “We can confirm that the man who sadly lost his life in a road traffic collision in Betley this morning was Blaine Johnson, known as Cadet. He was aged 28 and from London. Our Serious Collision Investigation Unit continue[s] to investigate.”

Cadet’s family also posted a message on one of the rapper’s social media pages, saying, “We the family of Blaine Cameron Johnson known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad news that during the early hours of 9th February he passed away as a passenger in a taxi, en route to a performance. Right now we the family appreciate your patience and will share with you any information as and when we can. Thanks for your support in advance.” 

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