Country Singer Dies From Utility Vehicle Accident At Thayer County Fair

DESHLER- A country singer who performed at the Thayer County Fair over the weekend has died after a crash at the fairgrounds.

Abby Uecker, who performed under the name Abby Nicole, died early Sunday. The Nebraska State Patrol says the 25-year-old singer was found around 4:20 a.m. Sunday after an accident on the Thayer County fairgrounds involving a utility vehicle. Uecker was taken to Thayer County Health Services in Hebron where she died around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

Uecker performed with her band on Friday and Saturday nights after races at the Thayer County Speedway.