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Troy Gentry of country duo Montgomery Gentry dies in helicopter crash

Troy Gentry (Source: WLEX) Troy Gentry (Source: WLEX)
The helicopter carrying Troy Gentry crashed in New Jersey on Friday. (Source: WCAU) The helicopter carrying Troy Gentry crashed in New Jersey on Friday. (Source: WCAU)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A member of popular country music duo Montgomery Gentry died in a helicopter crash on Friday, according to multiple sources.

Our NBC affiliate, WLEX, reported that Troy Gentry, a Lexington native, died in the crash in Medford, NJ.

The helicopter went down near the Flying W Airport, where Montgomery Gentry was scheduled to play a concert Friday night.

Two people were killed in the crash, according to WLEX. They reported that Eddie Montgomery was not on board the helicopter.

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No other details were immediately available.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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