Son of Montgomery Gentry singer dies after accident

Eddie Montgomery (L) and Troy Gentry (R) (AP Photo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The 19-year-old son of Eddie Montgomery, one-half of the award-winning duo Montgomery Gentry, died Sunday after an accident in Kentucky.

Hunter Montgomery passed away after an accident that had him on life support in a Kentucky hospital, according to a statement.

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

Funeral arrangements are pending for Hunter.

No additional information was immediately released.

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