CENTENNIAL, AZ (3TV / CBS 5 / AP) – A record label says both members of British indie duo Her's were among the victims in a deadly-wrong crash on Interstate 10 near Centennial, Arizona. 19659002] Heist or Hit said in a statement that Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun had left their tour manager Trevor Engelbrektson in the wrong-way collision early morning
show in Santa Ana, California.
[VIDEO: British music duo and manager killed in western Arizona wrong-way crash]
"We were honored to host them on their US tour," The Rebel Lounge said in a Facebook post. "We never thought it would be their last show, they deserved so many more." They were on their second tour of North America, playing 1
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said A pickup truck was heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-10 when it collided head-on with a of about 75 miles west of Phoenix.
The pickup truck's driver and three people in the van were killed. DPS has not officially identified the victims
[MAP: 2019 wrong-way crashes]
The Liverpool-based duo released its debut album, "Invitation to Her's," last year.
"We are all heartbroken. Their energy, vibrancy and talent came to define our label," the record label said in a statement.
Below is their full statement.
Hit family. Their energy, vibrancy and talent came to define our label. As humans, they were warm, gentle and hilarious. Each time they stopped by the office for an uplifting experience. To say they were close to being an underestimation of a friendship that was genuinely beautiful to witness; they loved one another like brothers. Musically, Her's were astonishing. An aptitude for melody, fun, and entertainment combined with a complexity that was as sophisticated as it was stylish. They were in America playing to thousands of adoring fans. Fans they made a point of meeting and spending time with, such was their passion and humbleness. The world was at their feet. Everyone here at the label is overwhelmed and distraught. We have lost our friends and the world has been denied their talent. ”
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