Kid Rock's assistant killed in ATV crash

Posted at 10:18 PM, Apr 25, 2016

Kid Rock’s personal assistant was found dead early Monday after an ATV accident on the singer's Tennessee property.

Michael Sacha, 30, was found dead on an embankment of Robert Ritchie’s (Kid Rock) personal driveway.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said Sacha drove two individuals who had attended a cookout down the driveway to meet with an Uber driver at midnight. 

While riding the ATV back toward the home, Sacha apparently lost control and crashed. 

Ritchie began looking for Sacha late this morning when he couldn’t find him at the residence. 

He and a friend found him Sacha on the embankment and immediately called for help.

Ritchie posted this statement on his website to the accident:

"I am beyond devastated to report that my personal assistant Mike Sacha passed away today in an ATV accident here in Nashville. He was a member of our family and one of the greatest young men I have ever had the pleasure to not only work with, but also to become friends with. I know I speak for us all in sharing my deepest condolences to his family. I can not imagine how they must feel. Myself, the band, our family, friends and co-workers are devastated over this loss. We were supposed to be back in Michigan today, but I am going to stay here with Mike until I can bring him home to his family. We've already been contacted by the press asking if it was me who was in the accident, so I want to stop any rumors before they spread. I’m asking everyone to please respect our and his families' privacy in this difficult time. RIP Mike. We will never forget you, my friend."