Troy Gentry of 'Montgomery Gentry' dies in helicopter crash

Troy Gentry, best known as part of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry, died in a helicopter crash in New Jersey. He was 50 years old. App users click here.

The crash happened near Flying W Airport in Medford, NJ, around 1 p.m. on Friday. The duo was scheduled to perform at the Flying W Airport & Resort in Medford.

Details of the crash are unknown.

Montgomery Gentry shared the sad news with fans on Facebook stating: "Troy Gentry's family wishes to acknowledge all of the kind thoughts and prayers, and asks for privacy at this time."