The car was driven by his 19 year-old daughter Aliyah who swerved to avoid another car and rolled on to the side of the freeway.
According to Howard Bragman , Aliyah is currently hospitalized but in a stable condition.
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel announced via Twitter the death of his fellow: “I have no official confirmation but am told that Bob passed away. I hope I have been given bad information, but don’t think so.”
Official news came via Jeff Schimmel’s Facebook page, who is a Robert’s brother.
“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.”
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