Country music singer Kylie Rae Harris was drunk and speeding when she prompted the three-vehicle crash that killed her and a 16-year-old lady in September, police stated Thursday.
The 30-year-old “Twenty Years From Now” singer was going 102 miles per hour on a New Mexico freeway Sept. 2 when she clipped the automotive in entrance of her and careened into the trail of oncoming site visitors, Taos Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe stated in a press launch.
She was cruising at 95 mph when she hit an SUV head-on within the northbound lane, killing teen driver Maria Elena Cruz, Hogrefe stated, in keeping with the Taos Information.
Post-mortem reviews present Harris had a blood-alcohol content material of .28 at the time of the collision — greater than thrice the authorized restrict, the sheriff stated.
Cruz had no alcohol in her system.
“The now accomplished investigation helps what we suspected at the time of our preliminary investigation,” Hogrefe stated within the launch.
Harris suffered a number of fractures, together with damaged cranium bones and ribs, a shattered breastbone and pelvis and cuts to her face and legs within the crash, TMZ reported.
The motive force of the third automobile wasn’t critically damage.
Harris had a DWI conviction in Texas from 2017 and had been ordered to put in a breathalyzer machine in her automotive.
She’d been touring all through Texas and the Southwest this summer season, selling her self-titled album.