Country star Bill Anderson was left "unexpectedly shaken up" over the weekend (20-21Oct12) after his tour bus collided with a moose.

The singer, nicknamed Whisperin' Bill for his soft vocals, was making his way to a concert in Montana with his bandmates when the unfortunate accident occurred.

A post on his website reads, "Whisperin' Bill and his acoustical trio were unexpectedly shaken up this weekend, when the bus they were riding in collided with a huge moose. The 'moose-hap' occurred near Sandpoint, Idaho while the group was traveling (sic) to do a show in Libby, Montana.

"Luckily, everyone is okay except for the moose, who was the only casualty - and she paid the ultimate price."