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Former Jefferson Airplane Drummer Joey Covington Dies in Car Crash

Joey Covington Dies in Car Crash

Originally posted 06/06/2013 01:35PM

Former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington has died in a Palm Springs car crash.

A Riverside County coroner's report says the 67-year-old Palm Springs resident wasn't wearing a seat belt when his car hit a retaining wall at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. He died at the scene.

The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports that police don't believe alcohol or drugs were involved.

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