Katie Beth's sister, Kimi, thanked Swift via an Instagram post Thursday. "I cannot believe this at all... thank you so much, Taylor... me and my sister are smiling so hard... @taylorswift," as she acknowledged Swift's conbtribution.
Katie Carter was killed as a result of crash while driving back to Jacksonville State University in Alabama, Monday.
Alabama state troopers said a tractor-trailer hit her around 3:40pm at the intersection of Highway 278 and Roy Webb Road,10 miles north of Jacksonville.
Carter was airlifted from the crash scene to Grady Memorial Hospital in Georgia, where she was pronounced dead at around 6:00pm.
Visitation was held Thursday night at City Church in Chattanooga from 4-7pm. The funeral was held immediately after.