The fatal accident happened on Corey’s 25th birthday and it has been reported in the American media that the Valley Traffic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department announced the arrest of Daniel Silva for his murder.
Los Angeles-based tattoo artist Silva is best known for her appearance in season 10 of Ink Masters, a contest for tattoo artists.
In a statement shared by PEOPLE, the LAPD said: “The Valley Traffic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department announces the arrest of Daniel Joseph Silva, a 27-year-old driver and Los Angeles resident for murder” .
The fatal crash allegedly took place Sunday after 9:30 p.m. in the Valley Village district of Los Angeles.
The statement continued: “A 2020 McLaren 600LT was traveling east on Huston Street at high speed when the driver lost control.
“The driver then left the road and collided with a stop sign and a tree at the northeast corner of Huston Street and Carpenter Avenue. “
Authorities said Silva, 27, should be prevented from leaving the crash site.
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The LAPD statement continued: “The driver of the McLaren got out of the vehicle and attempted to leave, but was arrested by citizens who came to rescue him.
“No other vehicle was involved in the collision. “
The Los Angeles Daily News is said to have photographed Silva in an ambulance at the scene, although details of his injuries are unclear.
Police said Corey was also taken to hospital but was pronounced dead when he arrived.
Before his death, Corey, who had more than 330,000 subscribers on YouTube, posted a vlog in which he said he would broadcast his birthday celebrations live.
He wrote, “Delete this video in 24 hours …. “
Corey’s brother Jarrad La Barrie wrote on Twitter that his brother was killed “in a car accident with his drunk friend behind the wheel.”
Jarrad continued with a tribute to his late brother, adding, “It’s not something I thought I should ever stay here and type for a very long time or what I want to do right now but everyone deserves to know, my brother Corey died last night in a car accident with his drunk friend behind the wheel… it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do, I don’t know how I’m supposed to do this without I miss you already so much it’s not fair. ”
He added, “Thank you for always being the best big brother I could ask for, I love you so much that life will never be the same again without you R.I.P. P.S. hi to grandpa and grandmother for me I love you. “
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