Update: Friday, Sept. 8 at 4:05 p.m. EDT  Montgomery Gentry confirmed Troy's death in a public statement. 

Update: Friday, Sept. 8 at 3:59 p.m. EDT  Radio personality Shooter Jennings seemingly confirmed Gentry's death in the helicopter crash. He took to Twitter to mourn the country star. "Sad about Don Williams but Troy Gentry was my friend. I had great times with him. I'm stunned, angry and upset at the moment. I'll miss you," he tweeted. 

Original story:

Country star Troy Gentry of the band Montgomery Gentry reportedly died in a helipcopter crash Friday, sources told local Lexington, Ketucky news outlet Lex18.com. The crash occured at Flying W Airport in Medford, New Jersey. 

Two people were killed in the crash. The second person's identity was not revealed. 

Gentry, 50, is one half of the band Montgomery Gentry. His brother, Eddie, was not onboard. 

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was removed from the wreckage and rushed to the hospital where he later died, a spokesman for the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office told the Courier-Post.

Montgomery Gentry canceled their upcoming concert. The band was best known for their hit, "Our Town." 

Lex18 was the only news outlet to confirm Gentry's identity at the time this article was published. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 

Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry Troy Gentry reportedly died in a helicopter crash. Pictured: The Montgomery Gentry performs during Keith Urban's Fourth annual We're All For The Hall benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena on April 16, 2013 in Nashville. Photo: Getty Images

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