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Former “American Idol” finalist Rickey Smith was killed Thursday night in a multi-car highway accident in Oklahoma, reports TMZ. He was 36.

According to reports, Smith was traveling on I-240 just outside Oklahoma City when he was hit head on by another man driving the wrong way on the interstate. Cops say the other driver was hospitalized and booked for DUI.

Smith finished in eighth place during “Idol’s” second season, which crowned Ruben Studdard.

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4 thoughts on “Former ‘American Idol’ Finalist Rickey Smith Killed In Car Accident

  1. specialt757 on said:

    How unfortunate. He kind of put me in the mind of Johnny Gil. Very good singer.
    To Mr. Smith’s family, I’m sorry for your lost.

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