Eddie Montgomery’s Son Dies in Kentucky

19-Year-Old Placed on Life Support Following Accident

Eddie Montgomery’s 19-year-old son died Sunday (Sept. 27) after being placed on life support at a Kentucky hospital following an accident.

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

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The brother of country star John Michael Montgomery, Eddie Montgomery found success with Troy Gentry in the duo of Montgomery Gentry.

Specific details of Hunter Montgomery’s accident have not been released by the family or law enforcement agencies. A spokesperson for Montgomery Gentry told The Associated Press that details are being withheld “until the family is ready to release further information.”