Country Music Star Hank William Jr.’s 27 Year-Old Daughter Is Killed in Car Crash

The country music world is in mourning today after the 27 year-old daughter of singer Hank Williams Jr. was killed in a car crash on Saturday night.

Katherine Williams-Dunning was killed in a rollover crash in Henry County, Tennessee when the SUV she was driving crossed the center median and rolled over. No other vehicle was involved in the crash, but Katherine’s 29 year-old husband Tyler Dunning was in the SUV as well and was airlifted to the hospital with injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.

A Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesperson told People magazine that the crash occurred at around 7:45 pm, and that Katherine’s SUV was towing a boat at the time.

“This is an active investigation and more details will be made available later,” the spokesman said.

Country singer Sam Williams took to social media on Saturday night to ask his followers to pray for his sister.

“My sister and brother in law have been In a terrible accident. Please pray for them so hard! Katie Williams and Tyler Dunning,” he wrote in one message, later adding in all capital letters, “NEED EVERYONE WHO SEES THIS TO PRAY FOR KATIE WILLIAMS RIGHT NOW AND TYLER DUNNING !!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!”

Singer Holly Williams took to social media on Sunday to pay tribute to her “precious little sister,” adding that her husband “is awake and responding.”

“ALL we need is prayers. My daddy. My little brother. Katie’s husband (he is awake and responding don’t know injury extent yet). My niece and nephew. Her Mama. The Dunning family. All of us,” she added. “So. Many. Prayers. Jesus is close. Thank you all 🙏🏼❤️ ”

Katherine married her husband back in 2015, and they are the parents of two children: a son Beau Weston, 5, and a daughter Audrey Jane, 2. She ran a clothing company called Weston Jane, a brand that is built on the idea of “moms supporting moms.”

Please keep Katherine’s family in your thoughts and prayers

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