Humberto García Hernández, keyboardist and second vocalist for Los Player’s, died in a car accident Wednesday (Jan. 28). He was 21 years old.
García’s accident happened as he was driving from Tuzantla to Morelia, Michoacan, according to a statement released on behalf of his label, Balboa/Musart. An employee of Los Player’s was also killed in the accident.
García, whose group played “tierra caliente” music, was also co-producer of the Los Player’s album “Vuelve Conmigo,” to be released next month.
Balboa/Musart called the deaths an “irreparable loss” and sent condolences to the victims’ families and bandmates.