A press release on behalf of the Central Washington State Fair announces that due to a serious tour bus crash involving the road crew for country singer Josh Turner  Wednesday night in California, the planned performance by Turner and his band at the Central Washington State Fair for tomorrow (Friday) night has been cancelled.

KSBY, the NBC affiliate for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties has details in the video report.

Turner and his band were not on the bus but one crew member was killed, and several others were injured.

“Josh Turner and his road family have suffered a devastating loss.  Please keep the crew, band and Josh in your thoughts and prayers!”  said a representative of Josh Turner.

Fair president Greg Stewart says they were working on a replacement for the Friday night concert and will announce that if and when one is signed.   In the meantime, people who have purchased tickets for the Josh Turner concert will be allowed to return them for a full refund.

Paid ticket holders can receive a refund at their point of purchase beginning tomorrow, Friday, September 20th.

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