Former NBA star Rasual Butler and wife, American Idol star Leah LaBelle, die in car crash

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Former NBA star Rasual Butler and wife, American Idol star Leah LaBelle, have both passed away in a tragic car accident. 

The 38-year-old basketball star, who played fourteen season in the National Basketball League, reportedly lost control of his vehicle in California, hit a parking meter and flipped the car. 

His 31-year-old wife, who appeared on American Idol in 2004, was also in the car at the time of accident. 

Not much else is known about the tragic crash, but Twitter has flooded with tributes to the couple.

Our thoughts are with Rasual and Leah’s family and friends. 

This article originally appeared on New Idea.

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