The world has lost a rising talent.
Thomas WellsThe winner of the competition was The X Factor among other reality shows, died on November 13, his wife Jessica WellsWrite on Facebook. He was 46.
“I feel like it’s not real but I know it is,” she shared in a heart-wrenching videotaped at his gravesite. “He was my best friend.”
Jessica said that she spoke to TMZThomas was killed in an accident at the Oklahoma tire plant where he worked. According to the outlet, Thomas was working when he became trapped in an automatic conveyer belt. He was immediately taken to a local hospital and then flown to Tyler, Texas.
“He was deteriorating really fast,”She said it in the Facebook video. “The lack of oxygen in his brain was causing his body to shut down and his organs and everything was just not working right. And there was something wrong with his stomach and and it kind of had this smell. It’s hard to explain. It wasn’t like overwhelming, but you could tell something was happening. His blood pressure was dropping really fast.”