It's one of those wrong place, wrong time stories that just leaves you shaking your head. A man was struck and killed by Jason Aldean's tour bus in Knox County, Indiana at around 1:30 in the morning. Horrifying doesn't even begin to describe this shocking tragedy. Aldean, who was on the bus at the time, took to Twitter to reach out to the victim's family.
Apparently, Albert Kennedy had walked out into the middle of the road and was hit by the bus. Offering his condolences, the crooner wrote:
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.
It's unclear why Kennedy was on the road walking, but there is an investigation underway into the accident. But so far it appears to be just that -- an accident. Of course, Kennedy's family is suffering the most at this time, but Aldean is clearly shaken too. And understandably so. It's been a rough year for the "My Kinda Party" singer. While he has been the darling of the county music scene, his personal life has taken a serious down-swing.
After 12 years of marriage, he filed for divorce from wife Jessica Ussery. The split came after he was photographed being affectionate with American Idol contestant Brittany Kerry. Aldean gave a public apology but the damage to his marriage was already done.
Do you think Aldean's tweet to the victim's family was appropriate?
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