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US country singer Craig Morgan’s son dies in freak boating accident

US country singer Craig Morgan’s son Jerry Greer has died after a freak boating accident at Kentucky Lake, Tennessee.

music Updated: Jul 12, 2016 15:01 IST
Craig Morgan

Craig Morgan’s son, Jerry, was on a raft with a friend when they fell into the water. (REUTERS)

Country singer Craig Morgan’s son Jerry Greer was found dead after a boating accident at Kentucky Lake in Tennessee, USA. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the 19-year-old’s body was recovered from the lake hours on Monday after he was reported missing, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Greer’s family has confirmed his death.

“It is with deep sadness that I am confirming the passing of Jerry Greer, son of country music entertainer Craig Morgan and wife Karen Greer,” a statement read.

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“The family is grateful for the outpouring of support and requests prayers at this time as they privately mourn this terrible loss... Funeral arrangements are pending,” the statement read further.

Greer, who recently graduated from Dickson County High School, was on a raft with another man when they fell into the water. Greer never resurfaced though he wore a life jacket.