American Idol's Willie Spence dead at 23


Willie Spence has died. He was 23.

Willie was the runner-up of American Idol season 19 and was a YouTube star before that.

According to TMZ, Willie died in car crash on Tuesday. He hit a tractor trailer parked on the side of the road in Tennessee.

Willie posted from his car, hours before the crash on social media:

This is such a tragedy. He was so young! I feel so sad about this.

His audition on American Idol is a recent classic.

Shine bright like a diamond Willie!

We will never forget you.

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