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David Turner Bio
David Turner was a country singer Josh Turner sound engineer, murdered in a bus crash at the age of 64 on 19 September.
Josh Turner Crew Bus Accident
The crew of a country-carrying bus star Josh Turner fell 80 feet off a California embankment, leaving one dead and seven wounded, authorities verified Thursday.
The singer and his band were on a separate bus and not engaged in the crash that occurred on Wednesday night, researchers said, soon after their recent show at the Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles.
According to KSBY, the crew bus had only driven about 20 minutes when it unexpectedly veered off Highway 46 near Shandon just before midnight, hurting about 20 feet off the highway.
At least two people, including the crew member who died, were thrown from the bus, the station said.
Fire authorities also categorized two of the seven accidents as "major," confirming the death of David Turner. David Turner was not related to Josh Turner. The Fire Department of San Luis Obispo said Turner was the only fatality resulting from the crash while seven other individuals were wounded.
Two of these individuals have severe wounds, while five suffer mild injuries. Josh Turner and his band traveled and were unharmed on a separate bus.
Josh Turner delayed the remainder of his tour dates as a consequence of the crash. A California Highway Patrol press release said the bus carrying Josh Turner's crew drove off at around 11:30 p.m. from a 50-foot cliff. On the San Luis Obispo Highway 46 East.
The bus driver was named Bradley Dratnol, 39. In the crash, he was wounded and is being treated at Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center.
[UPDATE] #CenterIC 8 patients, 5 moderate, 2 major and 1 deceased. #Firefighters #EMS at scene. pic.twitter.com/EKtjy8CzKq— CAL FIRE SLO (@CALFIRE_SLO) September 19, 2019
Statement from the Universal Music Group
A declaration by the Nashville Universal Music Group read through the San Luis Obispo Tribune,
“Josh Turner and his road family have suffered a devastating loss."
Please maintain your ideas and prayers with the crew, band and Josh... Everyone is still processing what occurred. "The Tribune reports that Turner was taken out of the bus during the crash, as was another individual. The accident took place at the Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles, about 15 minutes drive from where Josh Turner had performed.
A friend of David Turner's verified his death when he spoke to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.
The newspaper said Turner was an Oxford, Mississippi resident and initially from Bruce city.
In October 2015, in support of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Turner was appointed one of those involved in No-shave November.