Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in car crash, aged 30

6 September 2019, 12:41

Kylie Rae Harris
Kylie Rae Harris. Picture: Facebook/Kylie Rae Harris

By Tom Eames

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris has tragically died, aged 30.

The singer and a 16-year-old girl died in a car crash on Wednesday (September 4) in New Mexico, while a third driver had with no injuries, according to the Associated Press.

Kylie’s death was confirmed in a statement to Billboard from her publicist, which said: "We are heartbroken to confirm that Kylie Rae Harris passed away in a car accident last night.

"We have no further details to share, and ask for privacy for her family at this time. Everyone that knew Kylie knew how much she loved her family and, beyond that, how much she loved music.

"The best tribute to her unmatched enthusiasm for both is to spread as much love as you can today, and listen to music that fully inspires you."

Harris, from Dallas, Texas, released her first EP in 2013 titled Taking It Back, followed by a self-titled album earlier this year.

She s survived by her six-year-old daughter, Corbie.