Police claimed country music singer Kylie Rae Harris was drunk during the three-car crash that left her and a 16 year old dead.
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Aspiring country singer Kylie Rae Harris, who hailed from Texas, was killed in a tragic three-vehicle car accident in Taos, New Mexico. She was there to perform at an annual festival. Before she died, she posted an eerie video on Instagram revealing how emotional she was because most of her family had died in this town, including her dad who passed away from lung cancer. In an exclusive interview with Kylie’s mom, Betsy, she told Radar that right before Kylie died, her dad from above had given her a warning sign to watch out. She was 30 years old. Click the link in the bio for the full interview. (???? Instagram). . . . . . . #kylieharris #kylieraeharris
“The now completed investigation supports what we suspected at the time of our initial investigation,” Taos Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said.
The crash occurred in New Mexico on Sept. 2. Harris was reportedly driving 102 mph when she clipped the car in front of her. Her car then moved across the highway into oncoming traffic where she hit an SVU head-on going 95 mph, according Hogrefe. (RELATED: Authorities Say Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris Was Driving 102 MPH At Time Of Fatal Collision)
Maria Elena Cruz, 16, was driving the vehicle Harris hit head-on. She did not have alcohol in her system at the time of the crash. Cruz was reportedly only driving 51 mph when she was hit.
The driver of the third vehicle was not injured at the time of the crash.
Harris, 30, had previously been convicted of DWI in 2017. The singer had been required to install a breathalyzer in her vehicle.