RIP: Former NBA Player Rasual Butler + Wife Killed in Car Crash!

Rasual Butler and singer Leah LaBelle attend The Players' Awards presented by BET at the Rio Hotel & Casino on July 19
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Ex-NBA star Rasual Butler and his wife Leah Labelle, who was a contestant on American Idol were killed in a gruesome car crash.

According to reports Butler lost control of his Range Rover and crashed into a wall.  Officer are said to believe the former athlete was speeding before the fatal accident.

Butler’s last game with Ice Cube Big 3 tournament, and has been known to play on the Miami Heat, Spurs, Hornets, and more.