American Idol Finalist " Ricky Smith " Has Past Away In A Car Accident
|American Idol Finalist " Ricky Smith " Has Past Away In A Car Accident|
Smith was on I-240 just outside Oklahoma City when, according to reports, another man driving the wrong way on the interstate slammed head-on into Smith's vehicle. Cops say the other driver was hospitalized and booked for
|Paula And Ricky Smith|
another man was driving the wrong way Thursday night, just outside Oklahoma City on Interstate 240, when he slammed head-on into Smith’s automobile. The driver was hospitalized and has been booked for DUI.
Smith was a fan favorite in his Idol season, thanks to his “Hercules, Hercules!” catchphrase, soulful gospel-tinged vocals, and unflappably jolly demeanor – as evidenced by his famous Disco Night number, when he performed Earth, Wind & Fire’s “Let’s Groove” in a fluffy Afro wig. Eerily, though, one of his standout Idol performances, on Country Night, was a serious cover of Larry Gatlin’s “I’ve Done Enough Dyin’ Today.”