“American Idol” alumna Katharine McPhee, who competed on the show in 2006, confirmed Spence’s death in a post to her Instagram account, TV Insider reported.
She wrote, “I received very tragic news tonight. Sweet [Willie Spence] passed away in a car accident. Only 23 years old.
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