Singer Luke Combs pays for funerals of 3 who died after show

Luke Combs performing onstage during the 53rd annual CMA Awards at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, Photo Date: 11/13/2019

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Country singer Luke Combs is paying the funeral expenses of three young men who saw him perform at a Michigan music festival before they died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

Meeka Sova, the mother of 19-year-old Kole Sova, says she wishes she could give Combs a hug for his generosity.

Sova, Richie Mays Jr. and Dawson Brown were found dead in a travel trailer on July 17. Police say the friends were exposed to emissions from a portable generator that was too close to their camper.

Two more young men remain in a hospital. Combs was the last performer seen by the victims before they died.

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