Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry dies in accident

September 8, 2017

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Troy Gentry, half of the duo Montgomery Gentry has killed in a helicopter crash this afternoon. The band confirmed Gentry's passing with a post on their facebook page. 


"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 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."


The band was schedule to perform this weekend at Del Lago Casino & Resort.