Toby Keith’s Bass Player Dies in Accident

photo courtesy Dean Guitars

The country music world was saddened with the news that Chuck Goff Jr., the bass player for Toby Keith, died in a two-car accident in Oklahoma Wednesday night, Feb. 27. Chuck was 57 years old.

The crash occurred in Cleveland County, near Oklahoma City. The other driver was not injured. The Cleveland County Sheriff's Department says an investigation into the accident is being conducted.

Chuck served as the bass player and band leader for Toby and co-wrote Toby’s hits “Upstairs Downtown” and “You Ain’t Much Fun.” Toby released this statement addressing Chuck's passing:

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.

Country Weekly extends our condolences to Chuck Goff's  family and to Toby.

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