In the christa version of his death he stops talking mid word which isn't a good sign. The full quote i hear is "Ill...be...Arghh...O..."
We cant say for sure if he's alive or dead of course, only that the situation looked bad. Escape far from impossible though if you want to look on the bright side.
BFF's: Lee, Clem, Carley and Kenny
Although the forever in BFF should be taken loosely