Sad news for the country world... Toby Keith‘s bass player of 25 years was killed on Wednesday night in a car accident.

Carl "Chuck" Goff Jr. was the band leader for Toby, as well as his bassist. He was also a close, personal friend of Toby's for 25 years.

Toby released this statement, saying “We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our band member, Chuck Goff. He was a close friend for over 25 years, the band leader and bass player. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.”

Chuck was 54 years old.

KOCO-TV has more details on the accident.