The daughter of singer Hank Williams Jr. was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday night northeast of Paris.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Brad Wilbanks, Katherine D. Williams-Dunning, 27, of Springville, died from injuries sustained in the accident that took place at 7:44 p.m. on Highway 79 near West Antioch Road northeast of Paris.

Her husband, Tyler J. Dunning, 29, of Springville was a passenger in the vehicle, and was airlifted with injuries to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.

According to Wilbanks, the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Williams-Dunning was towing a boat as it headed south on Highway 79.

The SUV crossed the median of the four-lane highway and began a rollover sequence.

The vehicle crossed the northbound lanes of the highway before coming to rest on the east shoulder of the roadway.

"This is an active investigation and more details will be made available later," Wilbanks stated.

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