Sunday, June 14, 2020
– Katherine Williams-Dunning, the 27-year-old daughter of Hank Williams Jr., was killed Saturday night in a car crash.
Williams-Dunning was driving an SUV, which was towing a boat. The car crossed the highway median and rolled over before stopping on the shoulder. Williams-Dunning died in the crash, while her husband Tyler Dunning, 29, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Williams-Dunning was the daughter of Hank Jr. and his third wife, Mary Jane Thomas.
Her sister, Holly Williams, posted about the death on her Instagram account. Referring to a photograph accompanying the post, Holly Williams wrote, "On Friday morning I talked the family into taking this picture and had no idea it would be our last together with my precious little sister Katie. We all went to my great aunts funeral on Thursday whom we all loved dearly, and now are faced with another one. ALL we need is prayers. My daddy. My little brother. Katie's husband (he is awake and responding don't know injury extent yet). My niece and nephew. Her Mama. The Dunning family. All of us. So. Many. Prayers. Jesus is close. Thank you all."
Williams-Dunning and her husband got married Oct. 15, 2015. They have two children, son Beau Weston, 5, and daughter Audrey Jane, 2.