Grammy-winning art director and photographer Ian Cuttler Sala has been identified as the passenger who perished in a car accident involving Salma Hayek's brother Sami, according to multiple reports.
Sala was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred on Sunday (23Feb14) in Los Angeles, California, while Hayek, 40, was taken to a local hospital with several broken ribs and a head laceration. The driver of the truck that collided with the two friends' vehicle was treated for a broken foot.
Sala won a Grammy for Best Art Direction for Johnny Cash: The Legend box set music package in 2006, and he also earned a Grammy nomination for Best Art Direction for his work on the Louis Armstrong: The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings box set.
He also created visual campaigns for several musicians including Beyonce, Ricky Martin, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Marc Anthony.