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American Idol finalist Rickey Smith was tragically killed in a car crash Thursday, at only 36 years old.

TMZ reports Smith who was one of the American Idol finalists along with Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, was hit head on by a drunk driver on an Oklahoma highway. The driver was booked for a DUI and taken into custody.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Activities Committee Presents 'American Idol Live' - Arrivals

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Check out a throwback performance of “I’ve Done Enough Dying Today” from Rickey Smith.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Smith family and his friends.

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