Robert Schimmel dies following car accident

robert-schimmel-fm.jpgComedian Robert Schimmel died Friday, Sept. 3 from injuries sustained in a car accident the week before. He was 60 years old.

Last Thursday while traveling in Arizona, his 19-year-old daughter Aliyah swerved to avoid another accident in the lane she was driving in. The car she, Schimmel and his son were in flipped multiple times.

Schimmel's death was confirmed by his brother, Jeff Schimmel, on Facebook Friday night via his status update: "ROBERT SCHIMMEL. Son, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Comedian, Generous Man. I have always loved you, admired you, and was proud to be your biggest fan. I will never forget a single moment. R.I.P."