‘American Idol’ finalist Rickey Smith, 36, killed in wrong-way crash
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Former "American Idol" finalist Rickey E. Smith Jr. was killed Friday in a car crash in Oklahoma, according to multiple reports. He was 36. Smith was involved in a multi-car, wrong-way collision on I-240 just outside Oklahoma City around 3 a.m., according to KFOR. According to KFOR, a man driving a pickup truck in the wrong direction slammed head-on into Smith's vehicle.