Oakland Singer Tatyana Schmid Killed in Traffic Accident


Tatyana Schmid (left) wrote songs as duo TATATEO. - PHOTO VIA TATATEO'S FACEBOOK
  • Photo via Tatateo's Facebook
  • Tatyana Schmid (left) wrote songs as duo TATATEO.

Tatyana Schmid died Thursday, May 31, while riding her bicycle along the 7000 block of Skyline Boulevard, according to Bay Area News Group. She collided with a SUV and died at the scene. She was 28 years old.

Schmid was a local singer who performed in Bay Area folk bands, including Oakland acoustic duo TATATEO with Matteo Lovik.  The Minnesota native was also a trip leader for Backroads, the hiking and cycling company.

The collision remains under investigation.