Local country music artist killed in car crash

Kevin Blake Willard of the local band, Cadillac Cowboys, died as the result of a car crash on Tuesday (Photo Kevin Blake Willard Facebook) 

If you're a Central Valley fan of Country Music, you have no doubt have heard of Kevin Blake Willard and the Cadillac Cowboys.

Willard died after being involved in a car crash on Tuesday.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened around 8 a.m. at Grangeville and 2nd street in Hanford, Kings County. Willard was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Jody Jo from 93.7 KISS Country said, "I cannot scroll through my page on Facebook, or go through Twitter or Instagram and not see somebody saying how much they're going to miss him, or say how sorry they are, or that they impacted his life."

Willard is a native of Laton.

He was 47 years old.

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