Abby Nicole (née Abby Uecker), a 25-year-old up-and-coming country singer, passed away early Sunday morning after being involved in a UTV crash.
The singer had performed at a country fair with her band just hours before the fatal accident. The incident happened at the Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler, Nebraska, according to News Channel Nebraska.
The sheriff's office responded to reports that a woman had been injured near the racetrack at 4:20 a.m. They transported her to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
No further details about the accident have been released at this time.