Former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer dies in car crash

0

Former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer dies in car crash

Georgia State Patrol has confirmed Robert Lewis Burns Jr., 64, died in a single-car crash.

Around 11:56 p.m. Friday, Burns' vehicle went off the road while approaching a curve.

Burns' vehicle hit a mailbox and a tree.

Police say Burns was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Burns was a member of the original lineup of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Burns helped form the band in 1964 and left the band in 1974.

Fans took to social media to pay their respects.

View Comments 0

Weather and Traffic