Willie Spence, 23, killed after crashing car into semi stopped on the side of I-24 near Chattanooga, Tennessee

Modified Date: 
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 3:12pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

'American Idol' finalist dies in vehicle crash at the age of 23

Spence died Tuesday after hitting the rear of a tractor-trailer that was stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 24 East near Chattanooga, according to news outlets, which cited a Tennessee Highway Patrol report.

Willie Spence, ‘American Idol’ Season 19 runner-up, dead at 23

The singer was killed in a car accident in Tennessee on Tuesday, according to CNN affiliate WSB, citing the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

People Involved: 
Willie Spence