Famous singer and song-writer, Vic Chesnutt was in a coma after an apparent suicide attempt. According to some sources he has passed away but this news is not officially confirmed yet. Vic Chesnutt has been in a wheelchair since a car accident when he was 18.Singer Kristin Hersh told about his condition and it was spread on internet she said:He was a beautiful singer and recently completed his tour to support his latest release, At The Cut.
Chesnutt was born on November 12, 1964 and he was writing songs from his early age but he became popular with the release of the tribute album Sweet Relief II: Gravity of the Situation. He joined the band, The La-Di-Daâ€™s in 1985 and after leaving the band he started solo performance. Chesnutt was the subject of PBS documentary, â€œSpeed Racerâ€ not only this he also performed a small role in the movie Sling Blade by Billy Bob Thornton in 1996.
In late 80s he was divorced by R.E.M singer Michael Stipe. Vic Chesnutt has released 13 albums till now. The news of his death is not officially confirmed, according to some sources he has passed away so itâ€™s better to wait for an official statement.