Vic Chesnutt

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: singer and songwriter whose songs about mortality and vulnerability made him a favorite of critics and fellow musicians, who was partly paralyzed in a car accident while driving drunk at age 18 but he performed in a wheelchair.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by drug overdose

 

Born: November 12, 1964

 

Died: December 25, 2009

 

Location: Athens, Georgia