Hip-Hop Star Eric B.'s Daughter Dies After Being Hit by Truck

Erica Supreme Barrier, 28, was in a a Mini Cooper Countryman in Connecticut when an oncoming truck was 'unable to stop in time and impacted the rear' of her vehicle.

AceShowbiz - Eric B.'s family is in mourning. His daughter, Erica Supreme Barrier, passed away on Monday evening, March 16 from injuries sustained in a serious car accident a day before in Connecticut. She was 28.

Erica was in a Mini Cooper Countryman on I-91 at 1 A.M on Sunday when her vehicle "stopped in the center lane." An oncoming truck was "unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car]." She suffered a broken neck and was admitted into the ICU at Hartford Hospital.

The 28-year-old was in critical condition before eventually succumbing to her injuries. Eric's publicist confirmed the heartbreaking news through a statement, saying, "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."

Through the statement, the publicist revealed that Eric's family did not hold grudge to the other driver despite what happened. "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," so the statement read.

To conclude the statement, the publicist offered gratitude to the people who helped Erica on behalf of Eric's family. "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," the publicist wrote.

According to police report, the truck driver was not injured. Investigation is currently ongoing.

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