21-year-old Ervin McKinness was killed in a high-speed traffic accident after tweeting about drinking and driving saying YOLO which is an acronym for “you only live once.”
The San Bernardino Sun said he was one of the five men killed in the crash about 1:40 a.m. Monday at Creekside Drive and Haven Avenue in Ontario California.
Drunk af going 120 drifting corners #FuckIt YOLO
— 2.7.5 Inkyy(@ink2flashyy) September 2, 2012
Marquell Bogan, 23, and Dylan George, 20, both of Ontario; Jonathan Watson, 21, of San Bernardino; and JaJuan Bennett, 23, of Rancho Cucamonga were also killed in the crash.
McKinness, who had aspirations to be a rapper, had either been signed or was about to sign with a major label, according to friends. Many of his friends said he was a “real friendly guy, and good people.”