Runner-up on “American Idol” On Tuesday afternoon, Willie Spence was killed in an automobile accident. He was just 23 years old.
Spence’s death following an accident in Jasper, Tennessee, a town in Marion County, has been confirmed by Fox News Digital.
According to the preliminary accident report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, at Mile Marker 147 on Interstate 24 East, a tractor-trailer was parked on the shoulder.
The Jeep Cherokee, driven by the 23-year-old Georgian native, apparently left the road at around 4 o’clock and struck the trailer’s back end.
Lt. Bobby Clevenger tells Fox News Digital, “He hit the back of the tractor-trailer. The medical examiner was called from the scene… it was DOA at the scene.”The driver of the tractor-trailer, 68, was uninjured.”We are devastated about the passing of our beloved American Idol family member, Willie Spence. He was a true talent who lit up every room he entered and will be deeply missed. We send our condolences to his loved ones,” it reads.
Willie Spence accident video
Willie Spence accident videos are currently not available for his respect safe.
See Willie Spence last video he posted before passing on few hours later.