Roderick Pooh Clark Cause of Death – What Happened with Him

Roderick Clark, known formally as Pooh, a singer from the ’90s R&B group, Hi-Five, died at the age of 49 this past Sunday (April 17). Clark’s death was confirmed on the group’s official Instagram and fellow bandmate, Marcus Sanders. A cause of death was not disclosed.

According to his bandmate, Marcus Sanders, Roderick was in a car crash in Florida 30 years ago, and it left him paralysed from the neck down.

Marcus said Roderick developed an infection which slowly spread through his body over the following years.

In his final two weeks, the star also developed pneumonia, Marcus told TMZ.

He had reportedly been in and out of the hospital several times before he died.


Roderick Pooh Clark Death

Sanders wrote on Facebook, “Roderick ‘Pooh’ Clark Feb 27, 1973- April 17, 2022 Rest In Peace My Brother,” alongside a video of himself and Clark.

As condolences began to pour in, the group’s musical director Martinez Little and Angela Garcia-Shelby (ex-girlfriend to the group’s late lead singer, Tony Thompson) shared their tributes to Clark.

Roderick Pooh Clark Cause of Death

As of this writing, Roderick Clark’s cause of death remains a mystery to the public as it was not disclosed to the public yet.

Notably, in 1993, the whole band was involved in a vehicular accident that affected Clark forever.

As they were on the way to a radio station, the band reportedly crashed, leaving Roderick Clark paralyzed from the chest down.

It is not known whether his cause of death was related to the paralysis or not.

Who is Roderick Clark?

Born in Waco, Texas, Clark co-founded Hi-Five with the other four members of the R&B band, Marcus Sanders, Tony Thompson, Toriano Easley, and Russell Neal.

Hi-Five is prominently known for their Billboard Hot 100 hit, “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game),” on their self-titled 1990 debut album.

The band’s album, “Hi-Five,” was released thru Jive Records and was certified Platinum by renowned music producer Teddy Riley.

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