Dr Brandon Rogers died in a car crash [Dr Brandon Rogers/Instagram]
Dr Brandon Rogers, also known as B-Rog on the hit USA talent show, was sadly killed in a fatal road traffic collision, reports TMZ.
The publication states the crash happened in Maryland on Saturday, and Brandon was rapidly taken to hospital. Sadly, he passed away just a day later.
He was first spotted by producers of the show who saw him perform Boyz II Men’s hit song, “On Bended Knee.” And even the band were impressed – and invited him to go on tour with them, where he performed live on stage with his idols.
Dr Brandon Rogers appeared on America’s Got Talent [Dr Brandon Rogers/Instagram]
Dr Brandon Rogers’s episode was due to go on screen in weeks [America’s Got Talent]
The band even took to Facebook to pay tribute to the young star, writing: “A great spirit and a great voice. Even for the little time we knew you, you will be sorely missed. May God Bless, keep and comfort your family in this difficult time.”
He gathered more than 50,000 Instagram followers before appearing on America’s Got Talent, where he wowed audiences with his incredible voice .He was also a qualified doctor since two years ago, and had been involved with working with orphaned children back in 2007.
TMZ also reports that bosses are unsure whether to air the episode he performed on, which was set to be on screens next month.
Brandon’s sister Christian Nicole wrote a touching tribute to her brother online.
“Words cannot express the hurt and sadness that come with losing my brother,” she began. “They cannot express the joy and gratitude i feel for having gotten to know and love him. But the can express happiness for knowing that he touched many lives and inspired many.”
She finished: “Thank you all for your prayers and condolences. Cherish your loved ones and hold them close the way Brandon did. Life is short and Tomorrow is not promised.”
While his brother Danni Rogers added: “I didn’t know what else to do so I’ll just put this out there.
“I want to thank everybody for your kind words and the phone calls and messages. It’s just a testament to how many lives my brother touched.”
He went on: “It’s hard for me to talk to people on the phone right now so I apologise, but I’m getting to read everybody’s messages and voicemails, and me and my family really appreciate it. Thank you. Thank you.”