Kane Brown's Drummer, Kenny Dixon, Dies In Car Accident
By Blake Taylor
October 13, 2019
Kenny Dixon, a longtime member of Kane Brown's band has died. The musician passed away on Saturday, October 12 following a car accident. Dixon leaves behind a fiancee, Sarah Hedrick, and 3-year-old son, Levi James.
Brown's team shared the following statement:
"It is with profound sadness and disbelief that we confirm we lost our drummer Kenny this weekend in a tragic car accident. Kenny was a member of our family from the very beginning and our hearts are with his fiancé Sarah, his son, and everyone who knew and loved him. He was truly one of the greatest and kindest people on and off stage we’ve ever known.”
Brown took to Instagram on Sunday (October 13) to share the news with his fans. "Love you so much dude!!! You started all of this with me from the start in 2015 when no body else believed we would make it out of Chattanooga playing for 500 people and your last show was in a Fn Stadium my guy," he writes in the caption. "I know u will be watching over us with that red neck [sic] accent that we all love and you will never be replaced bro!!! I promise u that!!"
Dixon, who was only 27-years-old, and Hedrick were planning to get married on November 30. She also turned to social media to share the news and ask for prayers for the family.
"I’m at a loss of words. I don’t even know how to write this or ever thought I would have to," she says in her Instagram caption. "Kenny passed away last night in a car accident. I know I have to be strong for Levi and God is gonna pull us through this. We have a forever guardian angel watching above us now. Please keep Levi, my family, and Kenny’s family in your prayers."
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