Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris Dead at Age 30 After Car Crash

Music artist passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4

By Jess Cohen Sep 05, 2019 6:02 PMTags
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Kylie Rae Harris has passed away at the age of 30.

The country singer died in a car crash on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in New Mexico. Taos county dispatch confirms to E! News that there was a crash on State road 522 where there was two fatalities, a 16-year-old girl and 30-year-old woman.

"We are heartbroken to confirm that Kylie Rae Harris passed away in a car accident last night," Harris' publicist said in a statement Thursday. "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," the statement concluded.

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Earlier on Wednesday, Harris took to Twitter to write, "Fuel range is 46 miles and I'm 36 from the nearest gas station Dear baby Jesus please don't let me get stranded in NM."

Harris also took to her Instagram Stories to document her road trip to Taos, New Mexico, where she was set to perform at the Big Barn Dance Music Festival.

After hearing the devastating news of Harris' passing, fellow country star Maren Morris mourned her death on Instagram Story.


"Damn. I just heard the news and I'm in shock," Morris wrote alongside a photo of Harris. "@kylierh, you have always been so sweet and supportive of me. Your soulful voice and Texas beauty was always jaw-dropping, even when we were teenagers at the Larry Joe Taylor festival. Thinking of your family and your precious baby girl right now. Rest In Peace."

Our thoughts are with Harris' loved ones during this heartbreaking time.