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Ticket sales suspended for Jackson County Fair headliner Craig Morgan

Update, 10:40 a.m.: Jackson County Fair Director Helen Funk said this morning ticket sales for the Craig Morgan concert have been suspended as Morgan's family awaits news of the fate of his 19-year-old son, Jerry Greer, who went missing in a boating accident Sunday on the Tennessee River.

Fair officials are awaiting information from Morgan's booking agency, she said.

"We're lifting him up and his family up in prayers and our thoughts during this horrible tragedy," Hunt said.

10:20 a.m.: WAVERLY, Tenn. — The 19-year-old son of country music singer Craig Morgan is missing after a boating accident on the Tennessee River.

Morgan's publicist Cindy Hunt said in a statement Monday that crews are searching for Jerry Greer in Humphreys County, west of Nashville. The statement said Morgan and his wife, Karen Greer, are grateful for support and prayers but are requesting privacy "during this difficult time."

Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Rod Edwards told local media the search began Sunday afternoon near a marina. Two teenagers were tubing when they had an accident, and one teen didn't surface, he said. Both were wearing life jackets.

The sheriff's office requested assistance from rescue organizations across the state. About 50 boats joined the search. Authorities say crews were using an underwater vehicle to scan a stretch of the river where the water is up to 15 feet deep at points.

Morgan, an Army veteran, has had hits like "That's What I Love About Sunday" and "Redneck Yacht Club" and is the host of "Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors," which is in its seventh season on the Outdoor Channel.

Morgan is scheduled as the headlining act July 20 at the Jackson County Fair. It is not yet known whether any of his July performances will be canceled, but Medford country radio station 105.1 The Wolf posted this morning on Twitter it was suspending its Morgan ticket giveaway out of respect for Morgan's family.

Craig Morgan is scheduled to headline the Jackson County Fair July 20.