Troy Gentry half of Montgomery Gentry died today in a tragic helicopter crash. The helicopter crash happened in Burlington County, New Jersey. Two people were killed in the crash. Eddie Montgomery was NOT on the helicopter when it crashed. Troy Gentry was 50 years old and is survived by his wife and two children. Prayers are with the family. Below is the statement released on behalf of Montgomery Gentry.
“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.”