American Idol’s Willie Spence Killed in a Car Accident 

American Idol season 19 runner-up Willie Spence has died in a car accident, according to a report from Douglas Now.

Willie Spence, 23, has passed away due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Tennessee,

DouglasNow is the only outlet reporting Willie’s death. 

he and 2nd runner-up Grace Kinstler performed a duet on the American Idol 20th anniversary special. 

None of the Georgia or Tennessee news outlets are reporting a fatal car accident. 

 K. Michelle shared an emotional video of her reacting to Willie's passing. "I love you so much, Willie," she said in between her tears.

On Tuesday, October 11, Douglas Now news confirmed the "Never Be Alone" crooner's passing.

K. Michelle further said that Willie was "one of [her] favorite rebels