The daughter of country music legend, Hank Williams Jr., has passed away.
According to multiple reports, from People, USA Today and the WKRN local news station, Katherine Williams-Dunning died in a car crash on Saturday night in Henry County, Tennessee. She was 27 years old.
Her sister, Holly Williams, confirmed the news in a heartbreaking Instagram post that was shared on Sunday morning. The photo Holly posted was a family portrait that was taken on Friday, June 12.
« I have no words. On Friday morning I talked the family into taking this picture and had no idea it would be our last together with my precious little sister Katie, » Holly’s message began. « We all went to my great aunts funeral on Thursday whom we all loved dearly, and now are faced with another one. ALL we need is prayers. »
The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed Katherine’s death with the outlets mentioned above and shared that she was driving on the highway in a SUV at the time of the crash. Local officials also told the publications that the vehicle, which was towing a boat, crossed the median highway and rolled over around 7:45 p.m. CST.