Hank Williams Jr.'s Daughter Dies in Tennessee Car Accident

Hank Williams Jr.
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Hank Williams Jr. performs at day 1 of the 2013 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at The Empire Polo Club on April 26, 2013 in Indio, Calif.

The daughter of country music star Hank Williams Jr. was killed in a single-vehicle automobile accident over the weekend in Tennessee.

Katherine Williams-Dunning, 27, died Saturday night (June 13) after losing control of her 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe and rolling over on a highway in Henry County, the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed to Billboard.

Her husband, Tyler Dunning, was injured in the crash and airlifted to a nearby hospital. His condition was not immediately known at press time.

Billboard has reached out to Williams Jr.'s representatives for comment.

Sam Williams, Katherine's brother, shared news of the car accident in a Facebook post. "My sister and brother in law have been In a terrible accident. Please pray for them so hard!" he wrote.

Country music star Travis Tritt also took to social media to share his condolences for the tragic loss.

"This news is just heartbreaking. My family and I knew Katie ever since she was a kid. I cannot even imagine what Hank, Mary Jane and the rest of the Williams family are going through right now. Please say a prayer for all of them and share your love any way you can," Tritt tweeted.

My sister and brother in law have been In a terrible accident. Please pray for them so hard! Katie Williams and Tyler Dunning

Posted by Sam Williams on Saturday, June 13, 2020

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