Grandson of oilman T. Boone Pickens has died.
A spokesman for the Pickens family calls it an 'unspeakable family tragedy'. The 21-year-old grandson of oilman T. Boone Pickens has died. Ty Pickens was taken by private vehicle to a Fort Worth hospital Tuesday morning from his off-campus apartment. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police are investigating. Pickens was a junior at Texas Christian University.