Rickey Smith Killed By Drunk Driver

Sad news coming out of Oklahoma…

Rickey Smith, who was a finalist in season 2 of “American Idol,” was killed on Thursday night when a drunk driver crashed into his vehicle. He was 36.

Here’s the report from TMZ:

Smith was on I-240 just outside Oklahoma City when, according to reports, another man driving the wrong way on the interstate slammed head-on into Smith’s vehicle.

Cops say the other driver was hospitalized and booked for DUI.

Clay Aiken took to his Twitter page to grieve the passing of his friend.

https://twitter.com/clayaiken/status/728629868255137793

 

Ruben Studdard shared his shock and disbelief via Instagram.

 

 

I extend my prayers and condolences to Rickey’s family and friends.

Rest in grace, Rickey.

Scoop



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