Vic Chesnutt’s record label Constellation Records has confirmed the singer is in a coma. A statement from the label said: “Vic is in the middle of a serious medical situation, he is in a coma, and his family and friends are with him. We have no comment right now on the specifics other than that his doctors are continuing to assess his condition. We will issue a full statement at an appropriate time. In the interim, we request that everybody respect Vic’s privacy and that of his family.” The 45-year-old Athens, Ga.-based singer-songwriter has been in a wheelchair since a car accident at age 18. The prolific musician released two albums in 2009: At the Cut and Skitter on Take-Off.