Country Star Troy Gentry Killed In Helicopter Crash

By 11:05 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 Comments

Troy Gentry, one half of the country music group Montgomery Gentry has died. He was killed in a helicopter crash in New Jersey today.

The helicopter crashed in a field in Medford around 1pm. Troy Gentry is survived by his wife and 2 kids.

Montgomery Gentry's biggest hit is "Something to Be Proud Of" - which topped the country music charts in 2005. They also had hits with "If You Ever Stop Loving Me" and "My Town."

The group was on tour, and they were scheduled to perform at a concert tonight at Flying W Airport and Resort.

It's unclear what caused the crash. Investigators are on the scene. The news was reported on the duo's Twitter account. Troy was 50.

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