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A musician who performed Friday and Saturday at the Thayer County Fair died early Sunday after she was found injured on the fairgrounds, the Nebraska State Patrol said.

Abby Uecker, who performs under the name Abby Nicole, was found with injuries from an accident involving a utility-type vehicle on the fairgrounds in Deshler around 4:20 a.m.

Uecker, 25, was taken to the Thayer County Health Services in Hebron, where she died at 5:30 a.m.

Deshler Rescue and the Thayer County Sheriff's Office responded to the initial 911 call.

The State Patrol is investigating the incident.

Uecker, a country musician from Norfolk, performed with her band County Road at a free concert at the fair on Friday night and again on Saturday, following races at the Thayer County Speedway.

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