We are devasted to report this update from the investigation into country artist Kylie Rae Harris ‘ death.
Back in September, it was determined the Big Ol’ Heartache singer was at fault in a appalling three-vehicle car crash that killed her, injured another move, and claimed living conditions of 16 -year-old Maria Elena Cruz .
The star was on her road to the Big Barn Dance Music Festival in Taos, New Mexico when industrial accidents happened — and police have now showed she was drunk and driving at improbably high speeds.
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A spokesperson for the Taos County Sheriff’s Office established their findings in a press statement on Thursday 😛 TAGEND
” Data[ from the cars’ on-board computers] showed Ms. Harris’ rapidity at 102 miles per hour at the moment of its firstly conflict occasion before crossing into the oncoming lane and impressing Ms. Cruz’ vehicle at 95 km / hour .”
Wow. 102 km / hour? That’s an extremely dangerous speeding for even some of the most experienced drivers…
Authorities also shared receives from a toxicology report which confirmed Harris’ blood booze concentration stage was three times the legal limit for impaired driving at. 28. Meanwhile, teen driver Cruz had no alcohol in her organization at the moment of its crash.
Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said police initially suspected alcohol played a factor in the incident and further explained their office’s investigation 😛 TAGEND
” The now-completed investigation supports what we believed at the time of our initial investigation and my earlier press release that territory booze uptake was suspected and rapidity thus contributes .”
UGH. We can only imagine difficult this must be for the Cruz family to know this senseless tragedy could have been avoided with much better decision making on Harris’ part.
Not merely was she recording Instagram videos while in the driver’s seat, according to court records obtained by DailyMail.com , Harris had a history of drunk driving, too.