Chris Carney, the husband of Sonny With a Chance star Tiffany Thornton, reportedly died in a single-vehicle car accident in Hot Springs, Ark., on Friday.

Chris Carney Dies In Car Accident

Carney, 35, was allegedly in the passenger seat of the car, when it flew off the road during a sharp turn and collided into a tree.

According to Arkansas State Police reports, his friend Ezekiel Blanton was behind the wheel and both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Carney was the lead singer of The Prom Kings and was featured on the MTV reality show twentyfourseven. He was also the son of Hot Springs mayor Ruth Carney.

Thornton, 29, is currently a radio personality on KLAZ 105.9 and the station released a statement on Facebook after hearing about Carney’s death.

“Our hearts are breaking at KLAZ and Noalmark Broadcasting. Our Tiffany Thornton’s husband died in an auto crash last night. Please send up your prayers for Tiffany and her family. She is loved by us and our many listeners,” the statement said.

Carney and Thornton were married three years and have two young children together.


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