Dixie Chicks Member Laura Lynch Dies In Car Crash

(Cupventi.com) – Laura Lynch, a founding member of The Chicks, formerly known as the Dixie Chicks, tragically lost her life in a fatal collision in Texas, as confirmed by officials to Fox News Digital.

The Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson revealed that the incident occurred approximately 7 miles west of Cornudas on a Friday morning. Lynch was driving her car when another vehicle attempted to pass, resulting in a head-on collision. Tragically, Lynch, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene. TMZ initially reported her demise.

The driver of the other car involved in the collision sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

At the time of her passing, Lynch was 65 years old. The Chicks, deeply affected by the loss, expressed their grief in a Facebook statement, emphasizing Lynch’s significant contributions to the band’s early success.

“We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Laura Lynch, a founding member of The Chicks. We hold a special place in our hearts for the time we spent playing music, laughing and traveling together. Laura was a bright light…her infectious energy and humor gave a spark to the early days of our band. Laura had a gift for design, a love of all things Texas and was instrumental in the early success of the band,” the group wrote.

“Her undeniable talents helped propel us beyond busking on street corners to stages all across Texas and the mid-West…Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this sad time.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lynch departed from the group in 1993. During her tenure with the Dixie Chicks, they collaborated on songs such as “Thank Heavens for Dale Evans,” “Little Ol’ Cowgirl,” and “Shouldn’t a Told You That.”