Troy Gentry Of Montgomery Gentry Dead After Helicopter Crash
Posted: 4:16 pm Friday, September 8th, 2017
By Staff Writer
One half of the country duo Montgomery Gentry died in a helicopter crash earlier today. Troy Gentry was scheduled to do a show in New Jersey and that is where the accident took place. The other half of the group, Eddie Montgomery was not on board the flight. Another person died in the crash but the identity has not been released.
A statement was released on behalf of the group:
“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 1:00 p.m. 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.”