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Corey La Barrie dies: Daniel Silva to be arrested after car crash

YouTuber Corey La Barrie was killed in a car crash on his 25th birthday, as his friend Ink Master star Daniel Silva, who was allegedly behind the wheel, is reportedly slated to be booked for murder.   

On Sunday La Barrie and Silva were both driving around in a McLaren sports car on La Barrie’s birthday in Los Angeles when they crashed into a street sign and a tree.

La Barrie was purportedly in the passenger seat and took the brunt of the hit, TMZ reports, and was killed in the tragic accident. 

Silva, 26, was allegedly in the driver’s seat and did not suffer life-threatening injuries in the wreck. Witnesses say he had been drinking prior to getting in the vehicle. 

YouTuber Corey La Barrie (above) was killed in a car crash on his 25th birthday on Sunday, as his friend Ink Master star Daniel Silva, who was allegedly behind the wheel, is reportedly slated to be booked for murder. 

Ink Master star Daniel Silva, 26, (above) will reportedly be booked for murder in the fatal car crash that killed Youtuber Corey La Barrie over the weekend, as witnesses claim Silva had been drinking before he got behind the wheel

Ink Master star Daniel Silva, 26, (above) will reportedly be booked for murder in the fatal car crash that killed Youtuber Corey La Barrie over the weekend, as witnesses claim Silva had been drinking before he got behind the wheel

Both were transported to a hospital following the accident. Silva is reportedly still being treated for a broken hip but will either be arrested for murder there or once he’s discharged.

Witnesses reportedly told police that Silva and La Barrie had both attended a party earlier that night to celebrate La Barrie’s birthday and sources say Silva was drinking.

The sports car was believed to be going at a high rate of speed before the devastating crash.

Silva rose to fame on the show Ink Master where tattoo artists show off their talent and compete for a grand prize. He appeared in season 10 of the show which aired 2018. 

La Barrie¿s family confirmed his sudden passing on social media and also accused Silva of being drunk behind the wheel and responsible for his death. 'My brother Corey passed away last night in a car accident with his drunk friend driving¿ this is the hardest thing I¿ve ever had to do. I don¿t how I¿m supposed to do this without you,' his younger brother Jarrad shared on Instagram

La Barrie’s family confirmed his sudden passing on social media and also accused Silva of being drunk behind the wheel and responsible for his death. ‘My brother Corey passed away last night in a car accident with his drunk friend driving… this is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I don’t how I’m supposed to do this without you,’ his younger brother Jarrad shared on Instagram

'My heart breaks right now, on my son¿s 25th birthday today. He was very drunk and got into a car with a drunk diver. The accident killed him instantly. No words can describe the sadness I feel in loosening a child,' La Barrie's mother Lissa Burton shared on Instagram

‘My heart breaks right now, on my son’s 25th birthday today. He was very drunk and got into a car with a drunk diver. The accident killed him instantly. No words can describe the sadness I feel in loosening a child,’ La Barrie’s mother Lissa Burton shared on Instagram

Silva rose to fame on the show Ink Master where tattoo artists show off their talent and compete for a grand prize. He appeared in season 10 of the show which aired 2018

He is reportedly in the hospital suffering a broken hip following the car crash

Silva rose to fame on the show Ink Master where tattoo artists show off their talent and compete for a grand prize. He appeared in season 10 of the show which aired 2018. He is reportedly in the hospital suffering a broken hip following the car crash 

La Barrie was originally from Adelaide, Australia but moved to Los Angeles after building a successful career as a comedic social media influencer. He runs a YouTube channel with Crawford Collins called Corey & Crawford which has 104,000 subscribers.

La Barrie’s family confirmed his sudden passing on social media and also accused Silva of being drunk behind the wheel and responsible for his death.

‘This isn’t something I thought I would ever have to sit here and type out for a very long time or what I wanna do right now but everyone deserves to know, my brother Corey passed away last night in a car accident with his drunk friend driving… this is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I don’t how I’m supposed to do this without you,’ his younger brother Jarrad shared on Instagram. 

‘I miss you so much already, this isn’t fair. Thank you for always being the best big brother I could ask for I love you so f***ing much life’s never gonna be the same without you R.I.P. P.S say hi to grandad and grandma for me. I love you,’ he added.  

His final tweet: Corey La Barrie's last tweet was thanking his followers for the birthday wishes

His final tweet: Corey La Barrie’s last tweet was thanking his followers for the birthday wishes

Tributes poured in for La Barrie on Monday following news of his death

Tributes poured in for La Barrie on Monday following news of his death

‘My heart breaks right now, on my son’s 25th birthday today. He was very drunk and got into a car with a drunk diver. The accident killed him instantly. No words can describe the sadness I feel in loosening a child. It just feels so unreal and I’m overwhelmed with grief. I love you so much Corey and will miss you so so much. It’s just so unfair,’ La Barrie’s mother Lissa Burton shared on Instagram. 

La Barrie had uploaded his final video on Saturday May 9 talking about his upcoming birthday plans. On 1pm PST he livestreamed celebrating with his roommates. 

His final tweet said: ‘Thank you for the birthday wishes love you guys! And if you have the intro to my stream how did you like it?’ 

Tributes have poured in on social media for the Youtube figure. 

‘I don’t know what to say. Corey was only 25 years old. He didn’t deserve to die. Corey was the 4th Seavey boy. You be dearly missed Corey,’ one fan tweeted Monday. 

‘Corey i truly hope you know how many of us you’ve had an impact on. thank you for always making us laugh, we love you forever,’ another added.

‘i’m crying so much. i love you & im sorry you were taken too soon. ):’ one Twitter fan wrote.  

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