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Travis Tritt's Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Crash

Travis Tritt performs during CROCK FEST at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Friday, June 19, 2015, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP)

Travis Tritt's tour bus was involved in a fatal crash early Saturday (5/18) morning. Two people were killed in the crash. Tritt and his crew were unharmed.

Following Tritt's show show at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the tour bus was leaving town on Veterans Highway when a Jeep going the wrong way hit a pickup truck in front of the bus.

TMZ reports that the driver of the Jeep and the driver of the pickup truck both died.

In a series of posts on social media, Tritt shared the news and his sadness over the loss of life.

"We sustained minor damage as we tried to avoid the crash site in front of us. Bus damage can be fixed, but lives cannot be replaced," Tritt wrote. "I'm so incredibly sad for those who lost their lives tonight."

While the details of the crash have not been officially released, Tritt suggested that the accident was caused by someone driving  while drunk or impaired.

"Just a sober reminder to everyone to never drive if you've been drinking or impaired in any way," Tritt wrote. "I beg everyone to please, please drive sober."

Tritt also expressed how thankful he was that no one on his tour bus was injured.

"God was obviously watching over us tonight," the Georgia native wrote. "I praise God for keeping us safe!"

Tritt is currently on the Outlaws & Renegades tour with Charlie Daniels.

 

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Travis Tritt's Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Crash