Daughter Of Hank Williams Jr. Killed In Car Crash

Katherine Williams-Dunning/Instagram

Katherine Williams-Dunning, daughter of country music legend Hank Williams Jr., passed away Saturday evening (June 13)  in a one-vehicle crash, according to reports. She was 27.

Katherine Williams-Dunning/Instagram

Williams-Dunning was driving a 2007 Tahoe heading south in Henry County in Tennessee, about 100 miles west of Nashville, when the vehicle crossed the median and rolled. The vehicle, which was towing boat at the time, came to a rest on the shoulder of the northbound lane. The driver and her husband, Tyler Dunning, were transported via helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where Williams-Dunning later died. 29-year-old Tyler remains hospitalized with unspecified injuries.

Katherine Williams-Dunning’s brother shared news of the accident on Facebook, saying: “My sister and brother in law have been in a terrible accident. Please pray for them so hard! Katie Williams and Tyler Dunning.”

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

Katherine is the only daughter of Hank Williams Jr. and his third wife, Mary Jane Thomas. According to her Facebook page, Williams-Dunning lived in Springville, Tennessee, with her husband, whom she wed in October 2015, their 5-year-old son, Beau, and 2-year-old daughter, Audrey Jane.

Katherine Williams-Dunning/Instagram

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Williams and Dunning families during this heartbreaking time.

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