A helicopter crash in Medford, N.J. has taken the life of Montgomery Gentry member Troy Gentry.

A press release send from their record label read:

"It is with great sadness that we confirm that Troy Gentry, half of the popular country duo, Montgomery Gentry, was tragically killed in a helicopter crash which took place at approximately 1:00pm today in Medford, New Jersey.  The duo was scheduled to perform tonight at the Flying W Airport & Resort in Medford. Troy Gentry was 50 years old. 

Details of the crash are unknown. 

Troy Gentry's family wishes to acknowledge all of the kind thoughts and prayers, and asks for privacy at this time."

We will keep you updated as more information is released.

Photos: Remembering Troy Gentry
Photos: Remembering Troy Gentry
Troy Gentry, member of the band Montgomery Gentry, tragically died in a helicopter crash on September 9th, 2017.

Photo: Getty Images