WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The son-in-law of country music star Alan Jackson has died in a fall in South Florida.
According to a news release on Jackson's website, Ben Selecman "died unexpectedly" Wednesday in West Palm Beach.
The Associated Press reported that Selecman, who was a Nashville prosecutor, slipped on a boat dock in Jupiter, suffering traumatic head injuries.
Davidson County, Tennessee, District Attorney Glenn Funk called Selecman a "rising star."
Selecman married Jackson's daughter, Mattie Jackson Selecman, in October 2017. She owned Nashville restaurant Salt & Vine until it closed in June.
Jackson, whose songs include "Chattahoochee" and "Gone Country," was inducted into the Country Music Fall of Fame last year.
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