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Cousin of Rapper Common

Killed in Accident

9/19/2009 2:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

CommonAjile Turner, the cousin of rapper Common, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn last night.

Sources tell us it happened on the corner of Greene Ave. and Washington Ave. We're told cops responded to a call involving a motorcyclist colliding with a guy on a bicycle -- Turner was on the motorcycle. Both men were taken to Brooklyn Hospital and both were pronounced dead on arrival.

We're told there is no criminality suspected in the incident.

DJ JS-1, a long-time friend of Turner, confirmed his passing and told us, "He was one of the greatest friends anyone could have, he was a pure, honest, good person, hard worker who traveled the world and lived a great life. We all love him and are going to miss him very much."

Turner was founder and CEO of the Echelon Group, an independent concert production company in NYC.

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91.

TYRONE    

ISN'T FUNNY HOW WHEN ALL THE BLACKS COMMIT A CRIME THEIR ALL FAMILY RELATED? LOL.........NOW THAT'S KEEPIN' IT IN THE FAMILY OR TRIBE FOR THAT MATTER..........LMAO!!!!

1835 days ago
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cmoney808    

r.i.p. ajile see ya when i get there until then ill catch a couple waves for you tomorrow

1834 days ago
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boatgirl    

To those of you who seem to think that the only life lost was that of a relative of a virtually unknown rapper, the other victim was a man named Julian Miller. He was a gentle and complex fellow who touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with. He was my friend, and he will be missed.

1833 days ago
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Joya (Tasha)    

OMG...RIP...Ajile! Ajile and I attended Tennessee State University in Nashville together. Both being from Ohio, we were quite acquainted. I am also a fellow rider so the news of his motorcycle fatality was very devastating for me. My condolences goes out to the family of Ajile Turner!

1833 days ago
95.

Jackie    

SOMEBODY SLAP JENNIE. SHE STILL LISTENS TO THE BEACH BOYS. GET A LIFE WHITE GIRL!

1829 days ago
96.

Jackie    

COMMENT #8...YOU AND CLUELESS JENNIE SHOULD BE ROOMMATES WITH YOUR BEACH BOY ALBUMS. DO YOU EVEN HAVE A TV TO WATCH THE NEWS? I DOUBT IT.

1829 days ago
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