Troy Medlock, one half of country songs group Montgomery Gentry, has already been killed in a helicopter accident in New Jersey.
The heli-copter crashed into a wooded region while approaching the Flying Watts Airport in Medford hours prior to Montgomery Gentry was scheduled in order to perform in a resort that furthermore housed on the airport.
The heli-copter pilot died at the picture. Emergency personnel could remove Medlock from the twisted wreckage, yet he passed on his method to the hospital.
The ‘Our Town’ singer was 50 years previous and results in a wife plus two children.
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Troy Gentry (left), one particular half of country music team Montgomery Gentry, was killed within a helicopter crash on Friday
First responders positioned close to the wreckage of a helicopter within Lumberton, NJ Friday. The Montgomery Gentry country duo’s Twitter accounts announced Gentry, 50, died within the crash
Troy Gentry leaves at the rear of wife Angie Gentry, pictured jointly (left) in 2010 with the girl. Gentry performing in a concert within 2013 (right)
Gentry simply leaves behind his daughter Kaylee, at this point 14-years-old, as well as child Taylor from a previous marriageÂ
Police received a call around 1pm of a helicopter that had been in distress, said Joel Bewley, a spokesman for the Burlington County prosecutor’s office.
Authorities stated crews were working to get rid of the body of the initial from the helicopter. Â
The Nationwide Transportation Safety Board is going to the crash scene, Bewley said. Â
Montgomery Gentry was planned to have a concert Fri night.
A message posted in order to the group’sÂ TwitterÂ page announcing the information. ‘Troy Gentry’s family wishes in order to acknowledge all of the type thoughts and prayers, and requests for privacy at this period. ‘Â
Troy leaves behind his spouse Angie McClure, who he get married in 1999, along with their own daughter Kaylee, 14. He furthermore leaves behind his daughter Taylor swift Gentry from a previous relationship.
The helicopter initial died at the scene. Crisis personnel were able to get rid of Gentry from your wreckage but he or she died along the way to the hospitalÂ
Emergency responders pictured right here at the scene from the accident Friday, tried to save GentryÂ
Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry executing during a tribute to Randy Travis in Nashville
Montgomery Gentry’s Twitter account broke the particular news to fans about Gentry’s tragic passing
Gentry was born upon April 5, 1967, in Lexington, Kentucky, where he met bandmate Eddie Montgomery and formed the group based off their final names.
Montgomery Gentry had achievement on the country charts plus country radio in the 2000s, scoring