Rapper legend Eric B. is mourning immediately after his 28-year-daughter, Erica Barrier, tragically handed away.
Erica sustained severe accidents after being rear-ended by an 18-wheeler truck on a Connecticut freeway on Sunday (Mar. 15).
Eric’s publicist confirmed his daughter’s loss of life in a press release Tuesday (Mar. 17).
“She fought a valiant fight, however we trust God & His ultimate decision to bring her home. We want to sincerely thank everyone from around the world for the outpouring of support and love during this difficult time. Please continue to keep our family in prayer as we now prepare to lay Erica to rest.”
The assertion went on to precise compassion for the driving force that rear-ended Erica, with the household understanding the crash was a tragic accident.
“This was an unfortunate vehicular accident that claimed her life however, and it’s also crucial that we pray for the other driver involved. Our hearts also go out to him and his family as we hold no ill will in our hearts for those involved. Again, we accept GOD’s will and want to sincerely thank the good samaritans, first responders and impeccable medical staff who cared for our daughter at Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT.”
Earlier immediately, Eric B. shared a video of his daughter as he welcomed her onstage. He captioned the submit merely with a coronary heart emoji.
Eric B.’s music companion, Rakim, additionally expressed his condolences on social media.
“Deepest of condolences to my brother Eric B. and all of the extended family… his daughter Erica passed on after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident,” he wrote on Facebook.
“Erica was the brightest of stars and while we miss her physical form greatly, we will celebrate her life and her energy eternally. Please put a blessing in the air.”
According to an accident report, Erica was driving her Mini Cooper Countryman on I-91 at 1 a.m. on Sunday. She stopped within the heart lane and the driving force of the oncoming truck was unable to correctly break in time.
Erica sustained severe accidents and was taken to Hartford Hospital. The driver of the eighteen-wheeler was unhurt.