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It’s the call that no one wants to get.

But it’s the call that longtime country artist Bryan White just received.

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According to news reports, Bryan’s father, William “Bud” White, was killed on the evening of Oct. 5 when he was hit by a car while walking out of the Waterhole Convenience Store in Snyder, Oklahoma. KSWO-TV stated that “video surveillance showed Mr. White enter the store, make his purchases, and exit a short time later. According to statements obtained at the scene, Mr. White stepped into the roadway of Highway 183 and was struck by a 1990’s model Chevy Blazer traveling northbound.”

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The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with police officials.

Country music fans will recall Bryan’s success throughout the 1990s with No. 1 hits such as “Someone Else’s Star,” “Rebecca Lynn” and “So Much for Pretending.” Bryan’s team announced the death in a Facebook post on Oct. 6.

“It comes with great sadness to share this news with you all today,” the heartbreaking post read. “Bryan’s father Bud passed away last night in a tragic car accident. We appreciate your love, support, and prayers for Bryan, his brother Daniel, and family at this difficult time.”

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