Troy Gentry, 50, member of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry, has died in a helicopter crash.
The Kentucky-based group had a concert scheduled for Friday night. The crash took place around noon, hours before the show. Band member Eddie Montgomery was not onboard the helicopter.
It is with great sadness that we confirm that Troy Gentry, half of the popular country duo, Montgomery Gentry, was tragically killed in a helicopter crash which took place at approximately 1:00pm today in Medford, New Jersey. The duo was scheduled to perform tonight at the Flying W Airport & Resort in Medford. Troy Gentry was 50 years old.
Details of the crash are unknown.
Troy Gentry's family wishes to acknowledge all of the kind thoughts and prayers, and asks for privacy at this time.