Dixie Crush country singer Lindsey Lagestee, has passed away at the age of 25.
According to reports, she died on Monday, 17th February 2020 after she was hit by a car on her way to a performance in Illinois on Friday, February 14.
The sad news was confirmed on Facebook by the country music cover band.
“Some of you may have already heard the terrible news, but It is with the heaviest of hearts, we sadly share that Lindsey Renee passed away on Monday due to complications from the accident last Friday,” the post, alongside a photo of Lagestee, reads. “Our hearts are broken over this senseless tragedy.”
“Above and beyond being an incredible performer, great friend, and the best bandmate, Lindsey was a loving daughter to Linda and Vaughn, compassionate sister to Lauren, Carrie, and Samantha, adoring aunt to Andrew, Colin, Danielle, Alexander, and Amber, and wonderful girlfriend to Kevin,” the post concluded.
Taste of Country reported that Lindsey was walking toward Firewater Saloon in Chicago, where the band was set to play on Friday Night February 14, when a car hit her while she crossing the street. She was rushed to Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, where she passed away of her injuries.
Bandmate Jim Nonneman said:
‘She had just parked a couple of blocks down for the club we were scheduled to play,’ he said.
‘She exited her pickup truck and was making her way to the venue when she was struck by a car.’
Lagestee was also a pharmacist who graduated with a doctorate from Midwestern University with a PharmD degree.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22.
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