Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Willie Spence dies in car crash at 23

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Space, the runner -up of the 19th season of American Idol, died in a car accident on Tuesday.

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Spence was only 23 years old, the accident occurred nearly  4 pm.

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On Tuesday, when Spens's 2019 jeep Cherokee left the road and collided with the back of a tractor in Eastern Tennessee

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Which stopped on the east of the interstate 24 on the 147-mile marker.

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According to the report, both Spence and the tractor driver were wearing seat belts.

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Spens was a resident of Georgia and the tractor driver is 68 years old.

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After checking the highway's petrol, it is being traced why Spens's car got off the road.

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Marion County Medical Examiner Barbara O'Neel said that Spens died on the spot.