Police stated they arrived on the scene round 10:05 p.m. to seek out Dee — born Taylor Daybreak Carroll — in “grave situation” a brief distance outdoors of the car.
“A 36 yr [sic.] male, who was additionally an occupant of the car, was discovered outdoors the car with non-life threatening accidents,” stated the discharge.
“Investigators decided the Chevrolet Trailblazer was making an attempt to make an abrupt lane change to exit the TEXpress lane when it struck a crash cushion barrier,” the discharge added. “The influence brought about the Trailblazer to then flip into the air, putting a vertical metal freeway signal with its roof earlier than coming to relaxation the other way up on the freeway.”
Authorities consider Dee was driving the automobile and was not carrying a seatbelt and that alcohol “could also be a contributing issue.”
They added: “The investigation is at present ongoing however it doesn’t seem there will likely be any legal prices associated to the collision.”
In line with on-line information from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Workplace, she died at 10:52 p.m. at a hospital.
Her trigger and method of demise are nonetheless pending. She is slated for an post-mortem.
A rep for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Workplace didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for additional remark.
A GoFundMe was created following Dee’s passing, with Karla Terrell listed because the beneficiary. It’s at present unclear who Terrell is in relation to Dee, however the web page asks: “Please assist our household have the ability to lay her to relaxation.”
In line with the web fundraiser, the singer had two kids.
“She will likely be without end liked and missed,” stated the web page. “She left this world sooner then [sic.] any of us have been prepared for.”
President of the Texas Nation Music Affiliation Linda Wilson paid tribute to the musical up-and-comer in a press release to a neighborhood CBS outlet.
“Taylor Dee was the true deal – a real expertise with a coronary heart and fervour not just for her music however for individuals,” she stated. “In each efficiency, her expertise was evident, however extra importantly she allowed her followers to know her coronary heart. She will likely be missed tremendously.”