'American Idol' contestant dies in accident
" American idol Season 11 contestant Haley smith He has died in a motorcycle accident in Maine. She was 26 years old.
Police responded to the accident of a single vehicle at 2 a.m. on Saturday. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene, the source reports.
Initially it would appear that she could not negotiate a sharp turn and crashed, said a statement from the Millinocket Police Department. An investigation into the accident is pending.
Smith impressed " American idol " judges in 2012 with her rendition of Rufus and Chaka Khan's "Tell me something good" in her audition at the age of 18.
He got a ticket to Hollywood, but was finally sent home from the competition in the second round.
Smith, a professed nature lover, had worked a series of odd jobs at the time of her audition, she revealed in her subsequent interview.
Smith's father said his daughter was an experienced motorcyclist and believes that a street deer was the cause of the accident.
Smith would have turned 27 in November.