CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Curtis Andrew Denton Jr., of Antioch, California, has been identified as the victim in a Monday fatal vehicle crash in Contra Costa County.
Denton, 27, better known as Bay Area rapper “Young Curt,” was killed in a car crash on Monday near Byron.
According to reports, Denton was operating a Dodge Charger on Byron Highway near Holey Road in Byron, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2 a.m. Monday.
Denton was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Contra Costa County is a county in the state of California in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,049,025. The county seat is Martinez. It occupies the northern portion of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is primarily suburban – Wikipedia.