Crash Photos: Former NBA Journeyman Forward Rasual Butler & American Idol Wife Die In Autocrash
Butler, 38, who played 13 seasons in the NBA from 2002 to 2016, crashed his Range Rover near Studio City in Los Angeles around 2am local time, according to TMZ. The vehicle reportedly hit a parking meter before slamming into a wall and flipping over.
Butler's wife Leah LaBelle, 31, was a contestant during the 2004 season of 'American Idol.'
She signed a production deal in 2011 with LA Reid, Jermaine Dupri and Pharrell Williams and released a five-song sampler.
Rasual is survived by his daughter Raven from a previous relationship.
A Philadelphia native, Butler attended La Salle University before being drafted in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft. He averaged 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds over 809 games between the 2002-03 season