Country music star Troy Gentry, of the band Montgomery Gentry, has died in a helicopter crash. Gentry was 50 years old. TMZ is reporting that the helicopter crashed in a field in Medford, NJ around 1pm ET.
— TMZ (@TMZ) September 8, 2017
According to a statement made on the band’s Twitter account, the duo was traveling to a scheduled performance in Medford:
— Montgomery Gentry (@mgunderground) September 8, 2017
A statement on the band’s website says that details about the crash are currently unknown. TMZ cannot confirm if bandmate Eddie Montgomery was also on the helicopter, but other news outlets are reporting one other fatality in the crash.0