Rising Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, Dies in a Three-Vehicle Crash in New Mexico
The musician is survived by her 6-year-old daughter
Kylie Rae Harris has died. She was 30.
The nation singer died in a three-vehicle crash in northern New Mexico on Wednesday evening, based on a number of stories.
“We’re heartbroken to substantiate that Kylie Rae Harris handed away in a automotive accident final evening,” Harris’ publicist confirmed in an announcement to Billboard on Thursday. “Now we have no additional particulars to share, and ask for privateness for her household at the moment. Everybody that knew Kylie knew how a lot she liked her household and, past that, how a lot she liked music. The very best tribute to her unmatched enthusiasm for each is to unfold as a lot love as you possibly can in the present day, and hearken to music that absolutely conjures up you.”
Harris is survived by her 6-year-old daughter Corbie. A GoFundMe web page was created to assist Harris’ household with funeral prices and a university fund for Harris’ daughter.
The Taos County Sheriff’s Workplace instructed the Related Press that two drivers — a 30-year-old girl and a 16-year-old woman — have been killed and that the third driver escaped damage on State Street 522. Alcohol is suspected to be an element within the crash.
Harris, who launched two albums and her most up-to-date self-titled EP in March, was within the northern New Mexico city to play the Large Barn Dance in Taos Thursday, based on Saving Nation Music. Harris’ final put up on Twitter alluded to her automobile being low on gasoline. “Gasoline vary is 46 miles and I’m 36 from the closest gasoline station. Expensive child Jesus please don’t let me get stranded in NM,” she tweeted.
Following the information of Harris’ demise, Maren Morris paid tribute on her Instagram Story. “Rattling. I simply heard the information and I’m in shock,” the nation star wrote together with a photograph of Harris.
“@kylierh, you will have at all times been so candy and supportive of me. Your soulful voice and Texas magnificence was at all times jaw-dropping, even after we have been youngsters on the Larry Joe Taylor pageant. Considering of your loved ones and your valuable child woman proper now. Relaxation In Peace,” Morris added.
Nation star Randy Rogers remembered Harris as a “nice particular person,” telling Style of Nation: “She made everyone really feel welcomed and liked and cared for. She was a extremely vivid shining gentle. You realize, she actually was. I keep in mind the primary time I heard her sing, I’ll always remember it.”
“Wave on Wave” singer Pat Inexperienced Tweeted, “The music world misplaced a stupendous, variety and extremely gifted girl final evening … relaxation in peace Kylie Rae Harris!”
Hours earlier than Harris’ automotive crash, she posted a touching message about Taos in movies on her Instagram Story. “I’m alright, I look a multitude. It’s as a result of I’ve been crying. It’s cry. I simply received to Taos, NM. … However for these of you who don’t know, I spent the final 20 years of my life coming to Taos with my dad, my sisters, my grandparents lived right here, my uncle nonetheless lives right here. Actually, everyone that was right here has handed away, aside from my uncle, together with my dad,” she wrote.
“Driving these roads in the present day—I’ve been driving for 12 hours—you’d assume that’s so exhausting and boring … And remembering my place within the again seat, and I began getting actually unhappy,” she concluded.
A rep for Harris and the Taos County Sheriff’s Workplace didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.