Carl “Chuck” Goff Jr. died during a two-car collision.

Goff, was bassist and band leader for Toby Keith. He also co-wrote two songs recorded by Keith, “Upstairs Downtown” and “You Ain’t Much Fun,” both from Keith’s 1994 album Boomtown.

Keith released a statement, “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.”

Goff was 54.