Christian singer devastated by tragic accident

Grammy Award winning singer Steve Curtis Chapman‘s 5-year-old daughter Maria Sue has been killed in a car accident.

Maria Sue was playing in the driveway of the family home near Nashville on Wednesday when she was hit by a vehicle driven by her teenage brother.

‘It looks like a tragic accident,’ a spokesperson for the Tennessee Highway Patrol told the Associated Press.

Family members are said to have looked on helplessly as the little girl was rushed to hospital, where she later died.

Maria Sue, one of 3 daughters adopted from China, was dad-of-six Steven’s youngest child.

He and wife Mary Beth founded The Shaohannah’s Hope Ministry. a charity organisation which offers help to families who want to adopt.

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Alison Adey