Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry Dead after Helicopter Crash

Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry Dead after Helicopter Crash

Country Star Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry has died in a helicopter crashed before a show in southern New Jersey

“It is with great sadness that we confirm 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 band posted on Twitter Friday afternoon.

It was not immediately known what caused the crash that led to the 50-year-old’s death.

The FAA says the helicopter crashed in a wooded area near the Flying W Airport, and the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.