The original Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer died in a car crash on Friday night.
Georgia State Patrol Spokesman James Tallent told CNN that Robert "Bob" Burns Jr.'s car hit a mailbox and a tree in Cartersville, Georgia before midnight.
Burns, 64, was a founding member of the band that created the hits, "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird."
He left the band in the early 1970s.
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In 2006, he performed with the band when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he was most recently in a Lynyrd Skynrd tribute band called Artimus Pyle.
On the group's Facebook page, Gary Rossington remembered his friend and fellow band member.
"Today I'm at a loss for words but I just remember Bob being a funny guy," Rossington said. "My heart goes out to his family and God bless him and them in this sad time. He was a great great drummer."
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