Jason Aldean’s Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Accident
Jason Aldean‘s tour bus was involved in a fatal accident last night.
According to ABC News, Aldean’s bus struck and killed a pedestrian in Knox County, Indiana. The police report states that the pedestrian, who has been identified as Albert Kennedy of Vincennes, Indiana, “walked out into the middle of the roadway” on the northbound side of US 41. Kennedy was struck by the bus after stepping into the road. The coroner’s report stated that “the individual deceased from trauma to the head and chest.”
Aldean, who was on the bus at the time of the incident, released the following statement via Facebook this afternoon.
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.
An investigation into the accident and Kennedy’s death is underway at this time.