HARTFORD, CT. (THECOUNT) — Erica Supreme Barrier, the daughter of hip-hop artist, Eric B., has passed away at the age of 28 after being involved in a Sunday vehicle crash in Connecticut.

According to reports, Barrier, 28, was involved in a vehicle crash Sunday involving a semi-tractor.


Erica sustained serious injuries and passed away in an area hospital, according to Tuesday morning reports.

In a statement posted to Instagram, Eric’s publicist Alvina Alston wrote,

“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. 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.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hartford is the capital of Connecticut. It’s home to the Mark Twain House & Museum. The 1874 mansion contains thousands of artifacts, including the desk at which Twain wrote his best-known works. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center includes the author’s Victorian house and many period furnishings, plus a garden. The broad collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art includes Renaissance and impressionist works – wikipedia.