A popular Florida DJ and Florida A&M alum died on May 18, 2013 in a car crash.

43-year-old Sheldon Martinez, who was popularly known as DJ Saxwell, died from injuries he received from the car accident.

According to local police, Martinez’s car traveled across a patch of grass, two lanes of traffic and then flipped over into a canal. Police have not identified what caused him to lose control of the vehicle.

A fundraiser will be held in Martinez’ honor on Wednesday, May 22 at Loft, 55 W. Church Street at 6 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Martinez family. For more information about the fundraiser call 407-575-7903.

Martinez’s funeral will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Faithworld Church, 7601 Forest City Rd., Altamonte Springs, Fla.

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