Famous guitarist dies at age 42 after five years in coma after car crash

Chi Cheng, famous heavy metal guitarist who helped to co-found the Deftones band in 1988 has died at the age of 42 years old. The guitarist’s heart stopped beating after he lived in a coma for five years. Cheng and the Deftones won a Grammy in 2001 for best metal performance. Unfortunately, it was a car crash that left the famous guitarist in a coma vegetative state for the remaining 5 years of his life. The guitarist was ejected from his car after a head on collision that took place in Santa Clara, CA, on November 4, 2008.

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