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Travis' Assistant Dies in Crash

9/20/2008 12:18 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Travis Barker's assistant -- featured on the reality show "Meet the Barkers" -- was one of the four people who died in last night's plane crash in Columbia, SC.
Travis Barker and Chris Baker
Chris Baker, 29, died along with the pilot Sarah Lemmon, co-pilot James Bland and Charles Still, who was Travis' bodyguard. Barker and DJ AM are still in a burn center in Augusta, GA in critical condition.

Gavin Degraw's father has told a local paper in SC Degraw was not on the plane and is still in Columbia.

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Jenny    

That's terrible. My thoughts are with his family and friends

2162 days ago
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arte help    

God bless their families in this horrific troubling time.

2162 days ago
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Tangie    

So?

2162 days ago
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jackhole69    

Keep us posted TMZ- I hope DJ AM and Travis continue to recover quickly!!!!!!!! BTW- it states on Gavin's website he wasn't on the plane either.

2162 days ago
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bosko    

who is Chris baker?

2162 days ago
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KNOWITALL    

TERRIBLE.
I FEEL BAD FOR ALL IN THIS INCIDENT.
I'M SORRY.

2162 days ago
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Team Kim    

They are all in my prayers......waiting for the official word on who else was onboard...Hope Perry and Gavin weren't

2162 days ago
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LHM    

# 3 you are a jerk

2162 days ago
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CJM    

Is Chris Barker related to Travis. If so I feel so sorry for their family. I will pray for them.

2162 days ago
10.

Alex4177    

was chris travis's brother?? related anyone know? I am so sorry to their friends and family

2162 days ago
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zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz    

Its Chris Baker!!!! Not Barker

2162 days ago
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nick cant drive 55    

Hey its a good time to put in a job application :)

2162 days ago
13.

Sadone    

Heard Charles Steele of LA died also.

2162 days ago
14.

Kelli    

Are they related?????

2162 days ago
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Beth-Deth    

Perry Farrell was not on the plane and neither was Gavin.
This sucks so bad. I hope Travis recovers quickly.
I feel bad for his kids.

2162 days ago
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