25-year-old country singer Abby Nicole passed away after a utility task vehicle (UTV) crash on Sunday.
1011 News reported that Nicole was injured at Thayer County Fairgrounds following a performance. She was riding a UTV near the racetrack. Nicole died just an hour after being transported to the hospital. Police are still investigating the accident.
Fans and bandmates are shocked by her death and have taken to social media to express their sadness. "I know you will be always be watching over us, but you show the angles of heaven that beautiful voice girl, you will never be forgotten," said one post. Another friend commented, "Abby was an amazing person inside and out. She had a zest for life, magic in her smile, and a beautiful voice."
Nicole had recently returned from recording a song, her first single "Cool," in Nashville. She was planning on making the move to Nashville in August to focus on music full time.
She was raised in Nebraska, and In 2015, Nicole graduated from the University of Nebraska Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.