Reality TV star dies in horror car crash

Former Big Brother star Rico Swavey has died after a horror car crash that left him on life support in a coma.

The ex-housemate, real name Patrick Fakoya, passed away at age 29 on Thursday morning following the fatal smash.

He was reportedly involved in a deadly pile-up in Lagos, Nigeria, before slipping into a coma.

The reality TV star, who appeared in season three of Big Brother Naija, tragically succumbed to his injuries.

Rico’s management team revealed he was on life support in hospital on Wednesday, sharing a video of a wrecked vehicle on Twitter.

They confirmed his death today as heartbroken pals and fellow housemates paid tribute to the 29-year-old.

Former contestant Tobi Bakre wrote in a poignant tweet: “This is how I will always remember you. Rest in Peace, my Brother.”

Sandra Alexandra, better known as Alex Unusual, added: “This was not what we agreed Rico. Rest In Peace #ricoswavey.”

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