Eddie Montgomery’s 19-Year-Old Son Hunter Dies After Accident

Eddie Montgomery
Eddie Montgomery of the country-music duo Montgomery Gentry perfoms before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 25, 2011. Photo by Malcolm Hope/UPIMontgomery announced Sunday his 19-year-old son Hunter has died following an accident. | License Photo

NASHVILLE, Sept. 27 (UPI) — Hunter Montgomery, the son of country-music star Eddie Montgomery, has died at the age of 19, following an accident.

“My son Hunter went to heaven today,” Montgomery said in a statement Sunday. “I appreciate all your prayers and love and thank you for giving us privacy as we grieve and say goodbye.”

Montgomery offered no details regarding the circumstances or timing of the tragic incident, but he did say his child had been on life support in a Kentucky hospital before he died.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Montgomery is half of the duo Montgomery Gentry.Montgomery



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