On August 5th, film and television star Anne Heche was involved in a car accident and it has just been reported that she died just days later at the age of 53.
That Friday morning, his family had said he would not survive, and the dire prognosis came true. Anne Heche will not survive the accident, the actress’ family says Heche’s death was confirmed by People and TMZ, who cited a statement from the actress’ rep.
“Today we have lost a shining light, a kind and cheerful soul, a loving mother and a faithful friend,” Heche’s representative said in the statement cited. The statement highlights that Anne will live on through her two children, her work, and her passion for always defending the truth. How did Anne Heche die at the age of 53? According to the report cited by People, Anne is legally dead under California law. However, the actress’ heart is still beating, but she was not taken off life support to give the OneLegacy Foundation ample time to find suitable recipients for an organ donation.
Anne crashed her car into a home in Los Angeles on August 5 and local firefighters said it took more than an hour to extricate her from the debris and take her to the hospital due to the severity of the impact. On August 8, it was reported that Heche was in critical condition and this Friday the family said they were analyzing whether Anne’s organs could be donated. Heche rose to fame in the 1997 film Donnie Brasco and in the same year he appeared in other titles such as Wag the Dog, Volcano and I Know What They Did Last Summer. He previously won an Emmy in 1991 for the series Another World.
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