FGL’s Tyler Hubbard Reacts To Troy Gentry’s Death With Message of Faith; Recalls Own Father’s Death In Helicopter Crash

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The country music industry is reeling from the untimely death of Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry. The singer passed away today (Sept. 8) as the result of a tragic helicopter crash in Medford, N.J.

Country singers are taking to social media to express their sorrow and send their condolences to Troy’s loved ones. But it was Tyler Hubbard, who lost his own father in a helicopter crash, that posted a video on Instagram with a message of Faith—helping others cope with the tragic loss.

“Guys, I just got the terrible news about an amazing guy Troy Gentry—passed away this afternoon in a helicopter crash and my heart breaks, my heart hearts. I can’t help but go back to 10 years ago when I lost my dad in a tragic helicopter crash as well—an experience that me and my whole family witnessed.”

“I just want to say for everybody out there that’s hurting— I know there’s a lot people that loved him, a lot of people that are affected by this. That there’s a lot of joy, there’s a lot of peace, there’s a lot of understanding if you lean on the Lord, lean on His words. Dig into the Bible.

“I’m serious I can’t really explain it, it’s pretty unexplainable but it’s a crazy joy that God can only give and a crazy amount of peace. So for those that are hurting, I encourage you in that and for Troy, I love you, you’ll be missed and say hey to my dad up there in Heaven, would ya. Take care, God bless.”

Watch below.