We are devasted to report this update from the inquiry into country artist Kylie Rae Harris ‘ death.
Back in September, it was determined the Big Ol’ Heartache singer was at fault in a shocking three-vehicle car crash that killed her, disabled another operator, and claimed the life of 16 -year-old Maria Elena Cruz .
The star was on her route to the Big Barn Dance Music Festival in Taos, New Mexico when the accident took place — and police have recently been showed she was drunk and driving at fantastically high speeds.
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A spokesperson for the Taos County Sheriff’s Office demonstrated their findings in a press statement on Thursday 😛 TAGEND
” Data[ from the cars’ on-board computers] testified Ms. Harris’ quickened at 102 miles per hour at the time of the first collision happening before spanning into the oncoming lane and striking Ms. Cruz’ vehicle at 95 km / hour .”
Wow. 102 miles per hour? That’s an extremely dangerous velocity for even some of the most experienced drivers…
Authorities likewise shared discovers from a toxicology report which shown Harris’ blood alcohol concentration degree was three times the legal limit for impaired driving at. 28. Meanwhile, teen move Cruz had no alcohol in her organization at the time of writing of the crash.
Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said police initially believed booze played a factor in the incident and further explained their office’s investigation 😛 TAGEND
” The now-completed investigation supports what we suspected at the time of writing of our initial investigation and my earlier press release that territory booze intake was suspected and quickening was a factor .”
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 wino driving, too.