Devastating news hit the U.S. this week and aside from the incoming hurricanes it has been revealed that the world-famous member of the country duo Montgomery Gentry has been killed in a helicopter crash in New Jersey this Friday, at the age of 50.
The helicopter reportedly came crashing down in a field in Medford around 1 PM ET but no details have been revealed whether the second member Eddie Montogomery was also onboard.
Troy Gentry left behind his wife and 2 kids.
The band Montgomery Gentry’s has had quite the success throghout their run, with their biggest hit is “Something to Be Proud Of” topping the charts of country music back in 2005 bringing fame to their name and marking them a spot in history. Other hit songs released by the duo are “If You Ever Stop Loving Me” and “My Town.”
The group was on tour which now will unfortunately have to be cancelled, but prior to this they were scheduled to perform a concert at Flying W Airport and Resort on Friday.
For now, investigators are working on the scene to discover what was the initial cause of the crash. The devastating news on the other hand, was reported on the band’s official Twitter account.
Our prayers and condolences go out to Gentry’s family and friends in these hard times. R.I.P. Troy Gentry.
— Montgomery Gentry (@mgunderground) September 8, 2017