Chuck Goff dies in two-car collision 35 miles south of Oklahoma City; veteran bassist co-wrote Keith's hit "You Ain't Much Fun"
Carl "Chuck" Goff Jr., the longtime bassist for country star Toby Keith, died on Wednesday night in a two-car crash in Oklahoma, authorities say.
A spokesman for the Cleveland County sheriff said the 54-year-old Goff was killed at around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday evening while driving in Noble, OK, about 35 miles south of Oklahoma City. The driver of the other car was not injured and the crash is under investigation, NewsOK.com is reporting.
"We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our band member, Chuck Goff," Keith said in a statement. "He was a close friend for over 25 years, the band leader and bass player. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family."