Life is short and every moment we have should be cherished.
Unfortunately, some people's lives get cut short. This week, country singer, Kylie Rae Harris, has died at the age of thirty. Her management, Torrez Music Group, released the information in a statement that sent waves throughout the music industry.
This is Kylie Rae Harris.
This is where it all started...
Over the years she had managed to hone her craft.
In 2010, she finally released the album her fans had been waiting for.
And they proved to be pretty popular among country music fans.
But, sadly, this was cut short.
via: Getty ImagesThings don't always plan out how you want them to. Kylie was supposed to be performing at the "Big Barn Dance" in Taos, New Mexico.
On her way there, the worst thing happened...
via: Getty ImagesThe country singer was involved in a three-car collision which led to her death as well as the death of another sixteen-year-old girl who was in another vehicle.
The crash took place in the early hours of the evening...
via: Getty ImagesWhile on State Road 522 in Taos County, a driver had plowed into Kylie's vehicle and the country singer was killed at the site. The other victim has not been named yet. The other driver got away without any injuries
The Taos County Sheriff’s Office said:
via: Getty Images"Two drivers - a 30-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl - were killed and that the third driver escaped injury in the Wednesday night." They also exposed that there were "alcohol-related" symptoms that caused the accident.
Initially, none of the identities had been released until Kylie's management released this statement:
via: Getty ImagesIn a statement to Billboard, this is what they 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."
Shortly before the accident, Kylie was active on her Instagram.
Kylie Rae Harris last instagram stories. https://t.co/iSXybaMV1E— marissa 👽 (@marissa 👽)1567709270.0
She also added in there that she was "low on gas."
Once the news reached the country music community, artists started leaving tributes.
And Josh Abbott tweeted this:
It’s been a tough morning. News of @KylieRH’s passing hit hard. The entire Texas music community hurts. Yet another… https://t.co/Q7HVxCzf8J— Josh AbboŦŦ (@Josh AbboŦŦ)1567700187.0
What makes the situation all the more heartbreaking is that Kylie has a six-year-old daughter.Billboard she expressed this: "I want to meet my kid’s kids. Getting to the age your parents were when you were a child brings a whole lot of perspective."
Her fans have taken to social media to express their sadness at the sudden loss.
@joshabbottband @KylieRH Watching her instagram story will give you the chills. So sad— Hunter Hutchinson (@Hunter Hutchinson)1567703761.0
And many mothers' hearts are broken today, too.
@joshabbottband @KylieRH Her interview about her song Twenty Years from Now ... I have sat in my office just heartb… https://t.co/IUkGBWgwHj— lacee romero (@lacee romero)1567710643.0