Dixie Crush country singer Lindsey Lagestee died at the age of 25 after being hit by a car
- Lindsey Lagestee died after being hit by a car earlier this month on his way to a gig in Illinois
- Lagestee was hit while crossing a street a few moments after arriving to play a show in Chicago
- The Dixie Crush singer was 25 years old
- The country music cover band confirmed the news on Facebook
Dixie Crush singer Lindsey Lagestee died after being hit by a car on her way to a performance in Illinois on Friday, February 14. She was 25 years old.
The country music cover band confirmed the news Facebook.
“Some of you may have heard the terrible news, but it is with the heaviest hearts, unfortunately we share that Lindsey Renee died Monday due to complications from the accident last Friday. Our hearts are broken about this senseless tragedy. “
RIP: Dixie Crush singer Lindsey Lagestee, 25, died three days after being hit by a car
Bandmate Jim Nonneman told Taste of Country that Lagestee was hit while crossing a street just after arriving to play a show in Chicago.
“She had just parked a few blocks in front of the club we were going to play,” he said.
“She left her pickup truck and was on her way to the location when she was hit by a car.”
Lagestee was rushed to a local hospital, but three days later she died of her injuries.
Tragic: Lagestee was hit by a car while crossing a street en route to a Dixie Crush show
Lagestee is co-founder of Dixie Crush in 2015.
“From the beginning, everyone knew that she was something special. Her uncle Tony described her best as a supernova, “the band shared in the Facebook post.
“In addition to her beautiful voice, Lindsey just had a way to make contact with every audience and leave an indelible impression. Not only would she give a great performance, but after every show, Lindsey would come off stage, take the time to meet anyone who wanted to say hello, take pictures, and build friendships. “
Passion: Lagestee is co-founder of the country cover band Dixie Crush in 2015
In the message, the band also called her an “incredible performer, great friend, and best bandmate.”
They also thanked their fans for the outpouring of support after the tragedy.
According to her obituary, Lagestee was a published pharmacist who obtained a PhD at Midwestern University with a PharmD degree.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22.
Laid to rest: a funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22