Bass Player Chuck Goff Jr. ID'd As Victim In Fatal Cleveland Co. Car Crash

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 5:44 pm
By: News 9

The victim in Wednesday night's fatal auto accident in Cleveland County has been identified as Toby Keith bass player Chuck Goff Jr.

Goff, 57, was killed in the two-vehicle crash that was reported at 7:43 p.m. Wednesday, at the intersection of 96th Ave. SE and Cemetery Rd., near Slaughterville.

The intersection was shut down for several hours as investigators and emergency personnel worked the scene. No other injuries were reported.

The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team is currently conducting the investigation.

The following statement was released by Toby Keith, regarding the death of his long-time friend, band member and song writer:

"We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our band member, Chuck Goff.  He was a close friend for over 25 years, the band leader and bass player.  Our hearts and prayers go out to his family."