News

Jason Aldean’s tour bus strikes, kills pedestrian

Jason Aldean’s tour bus strikes, kills pedestrian

FATAL CRASH: Jason Aldean asks his fans to pray for the family of Albert Kennedy. Photo: Associated Press

Country singer Jason Aldean was uninjured in an early morning crash that left a pedestrian dead.

According to TMZ.com, Aldean and the driver were the only two people on the bus when the crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m. in Indiana.

The bus driver was not at fault in the wreck and officials said the man, identified by Aldean in a tweet as Albert Kennedy, apparently walked into traffic.

Aldean posted a message on Twitter saying the man stepped in front of the tour bus and asked for his fans to keep the Kennedy family in their prayers.

“With a heavy heart, I’m sad to say that a man passed away last night after stepping out in front of my bus in Indiana. In all the years I’ve been touring and all the miles we’ve driven, nothing prepares you for something like this to happen. I’m praying for Albert Kennedy’s family and friends today and ask that you do the same.”

Latest Stories

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Judge Hears Pipeline Suit

Fresh
NelCo 8.12 Pipeline Mtg

Dominion hopes to see the suit filed by five Nelson County landowners thrown out.

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

empire

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

City Burglary Arrest

Patton David McKinley

A woman was awakened by a man in her bedroom.

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

robertdowney

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.