Rasual Butler & His Wife Leah LaBelle, A Former American Idol Contestant, Killed In Car Accident

Former NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife Leah LaBelle, a former contestant on American Idol, were killed in a single-car accident in California on Wednesday, January 31.
Butler reportedly lost control of his Range Rover around 2 AM, hitting a parking meter before slamming into a wall. The car flipped, killing him and LaBelle.
Officers believe Butler was speeding at the time of the accident.
via TMZ:

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler and his wife — a singer who appeared on “American Idol” — were both killed in a single car crash in Studio City, CA early Wednesday morning, TMZ Sports has learned.
38-year-old Butler — who was drafted by the Miami Heat in 2002 — lost control of his Range Rover around 2 AM, struck a parking meter and slammed into a wall. The car flipped. Officers believe the car was speeding before it lost control.
Butler had a long NBA career after an impressive run at La Salle — where he was a 2-time First Team All-Atlantic 10 Player. He’s a member of the La Salle Hall of Athletics.

Butler played college basketball at La Salle University. He was drafted in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft, playing 14 seasons in the NBA with the Miami Heat, New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs.

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