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Mike Kennedy, longtime drummer for George Strait, Dies

September 03, 2018

Mike Kennedy, longtime drummer for George Strait, Dies

Mike Kennedy, longtime drummer for country music star George Strait, has died in a car accident in Lebanon, Tennessee, Strait's publicist told CNN on Sunday.

Kennedy, 59, was driving an SUV westbound on Interstate 40 on Thursday when he merged into the right lane of the highway and collided with a tractor-trailer, which in turn collided with a pickup, according to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Kennedy, who was not wearing a seat belt, was killed in the collision. No one else was killed or injured.
-CNN




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