The 21-year-old son of comic and actor Tony Baker (“A Black Woman Sketch Present”) was amongst three individuals killed in a devastating automotive crash in Burbank, California, on Tuesday night time, Aug. 3.
The victims, who have been ejected from their car and pronounced lifeless on the scene, included Tony’s son, Cerain Baker, and his associates Jaiden Johnson, 20, and Natalee Moghaddam, 19. An unnamed fourth passenger sustained severe accidents and was transported to an area trauma middle, based on a press launch from the Burbank Police Division.
Cerain’s father stated that his son’s demise “feels prefer it’s not actual,” telling NBC 4 Los Angeles, “We get waves of grief. We sob uncontrollably. Then it’s again to common dialog.” Cerain’s brother, Cencere, referred to as him “only a man that everyone liked, so likable!”
The victims have been in a silver Volkswagen when their automotive was reportedly hit by two different automobiles, a grey Kia and a black Mercedes-Benz, which have been shifting “at a excessive fee of pace and seemed to be racing,” based on police.
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner indicated that the three victims died from “a number of blunt pressure accidents,” based on Folks. The occupants of the Mercedes walked away unhurt, whereas the driving force of the Kia “sustained severe accidents,” police stated, and was taken to a trauma middle. One of many automobiles caught hearth, and pictures present the Volkswagen in items, with the again half lacking.
Burbank Police Sgt. Emil Brimway stated that, in his 19-year profession, he has by no means seen a automotive crash this catastrophic. “I haven’t seen something like this, personally, to not this magnitude and this degree of particles over a two-city block span,” he stated.
Family and friends gathered to mourn and honor the victims at a vigil on the scene of the crash on Wednesday night time. Ava Recchia, a good friend of sufferer Moghaddam, instructed ABC7, “She all the time would gentle up a room, and he or she all the time touched everybody. She made an imprint on each single individual she was associates with.”
No prices have been made, and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.