Ghanaian Dancehall and Afrobeat sensation, Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng popurlaly known as Ebony has been reported dead.
According to Graphic Online, the explosive artist was involved in an accident at Mankranso in the Ahafo Ano South district of Ashanti late Thursday night which claimed two other lives. The Mankranso police confirmed the tragic news to Joy FM and said the accident involved a Jeep she was travelling on and a VIP bus.
According to reports, Ebony, who was driving a jeep in top speed, confronted a heap of sand on a portion of the road which reduced it to a single lane, leading to her untimely death. An eyewitness has said that the songstress tried to swerve the heap of sand only to collide with a VIP bus which was just coming on top speed on its lane. Ebony was in the company of a friend and a soldier who all died instantly. Their bodies have since been deposited at the Bechem Government Hospital.
Ebony had been tipped to sweep the best and topmost laurels on offer at any local awards following the many hits she has churned out in her short but enterprising career. We share our sentiments with the friends and family of Ebony.
Watch Ebony’s last moments with her family.