Kikuyu Benga musician Jimmy Walter Githinji popularly known as Jimmy Wayuni perished in a road accident last night near Kahawa Army Barracks.
He was heading to Ruiru to drop his friend Jacksam Kibandi when he rammed into a lorry.
According to eyewitness, Wayuni was exiting the service lane when the tragedy occurred, leaving him dead and his friend injured.
He was rushed to St Joseph Hospital where he succumbed as he received treatment.
Wayuni is popular with his hit songs “Airitu a Ruiru” (Ruiru Women), “Macokia ma queen Jane” (Queen Jane’s Reply” and Wayuni Utuire Uhenagia” (Wayuni You Always Lie Me).
His body was transferred to Kenyatta University Funeral Home.