Chris ‘Spanto’ Printup, Born X Raised founder, dies in Albuquerque crash
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Los Angeles streetwear icon Chris “Spanto” Printup was killed in a car crash in Albuquerque this week.
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Printup, known for founding Born X Raised, was killed Sunday morning. The crash happened on eastbound I-40 near the Route 66 Casino exit.
The Indigenous designer leaves behind a wife and three children.
Authorities have not determined the exact cause of the crash. Their investigation is ongoing.