New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
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 yesterday in Medford, New Jersey.
The duo was scheduled to perform 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.
formed in 1999 and produced a number of country music hits, including "My Town," and "Hell Yeah."
Recording artists Sheryl Crow, Josh Turner
and Brad Paisley
were among those who paid tribute to Gentry on social media following news of his death.