Actress Anna Heche taken off life support after days in coma following car crash

DONNIE Brasco star Anne Heche has died just days after being involved in a fiery car crash.

Heche was in a coma following last week’s wreck in الملائكة عندما كانت crashed her Mini Cooper into a home, leaving her with major injuries, which included an anoxic brain injury.

Actress Anne Heche has died at 53, days after she was involved in a fiery car crash

Actress Anne Heche has died at 53, days after she was involved in a fiery car crashالإئتمان: جيتي
Anne Heche crashed her Mini Copper into a Mar Vista home in LA on August 5

Anne Heche crashed her Mini Copper into a Mar Vista home in LA on August 5الإئتمان: الوكالة الضخمة
TV talk show legend Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche were one of Hollywood's first openly gay couples during the late '90s

TV talk show legend Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche were one of Hollywood’s first openly gay couples during the late ’90sالإئتمان: جيتي
Anne Heche in the '97 crime drama Donnie Brasco

Anne Heche in the ’97 crime drama Donnie Brascoالإئتمان: العلمي

Heche’s close friend, Nancy Davis, announced her death on Friday in a touching Instagram tribute: “Heaven has a new Angel. My loving, طيب القلب, هزار, endearing and beautiful friend @anneheche went to heaven.

I will miss her terribly and cherish all the beautiful memories we have shared. Anne was always the kindest, most thoughtful person who always brought out the best in me.

She was so supportive with anything she could do to help @racetoerasems and would always say yes when she knew she could contribute something with her time, talent and creative genius to help find a cure for MS.

“قلبي مكسور ???#heavenhasanewangel #heavenhasanotherangel?.” Heche was 53.

Heche’s ex, talk show legend إلين دي جينيريس, broke her silence on Friday, التغريد: “This is a sad day. I’m sending Anne’s children, family and friends all of my love.

A rep for the actress told TMZ on Monday that Heche had slipped into a coma following the August 5 يصطدم.

“بعد وقت قصير من وقوع الحادث, أصبحت آن هيتشي فاقدة للوعي, الانزلاق في غيبوبة وهو في حالة حرجة,” the rep said.

“لديها إصابة رئوية كبيرة تتطلب تهوية ميكانيكية وحروق تتطلب التدخل الجراحي.”

The rep also told اشخاص: “She is in a coma and has not regained consciousness since shortly after the accident.

HECHE SQUIRMING IN AGONY

Dramatic photos of the wreckage show her mangled vehicle being towed after Heche was dragged out of the flaming car by firefighters.

The 53-year-old was seen squirming in agony on a stretcher before she was rushed to the hospital after the smash at around 11am.

She was reportedly driving at speeds of up to 90mph before the crash, which took place in the Mar Vista area of LA.

Video footage has shown Heche appearing to speed down a residential street in her blue Mini Cooper moments before the devastating smash.

A neighbor at the time claimed that he heard her plow into a garage of an apartment complex while numerous residents rushed to her aid.

But Heche instead ignored their attempts to help and put the car in reverse before zooming off again, ادعى المتفرجون.

ثم عملت بعد ذلك من خلال سياج وصدمت في منزل قريب قبل أن تشتعل النيران في سيارتها المحطمة ميني كوبر.

اجتاح الحريق المنزل وتسبب في تصاعد الدخان في الشارع.

الملابس الداخلية الزرقاء هي الأكثر حظًا 59 رجال الاطفاء تركوا يقاتلون “اللهب العنيد” ل 65 الدقائق, وفقًا لإدارة المطافئ في لوس أنجلوس.

The actress stumbled into a coma days after the crash

The actress stumbled into a coma days after the crashالإئتمان: دفقة
The wreck left Anne with serious injuries

The wreck left Anne with serious injuriesالإئتمان: دفقة

DIFFICULT DECISION

قبل وفاتها, reports surfaced that those closest to Heche were grappling with the decision to take her off life support.

حد اقصى reported that the actress was being kept alive until it was officially determined whether any organs undamaged in the crash could be donated.

“نود أن نشكر الجميع على تمنياتهم الطيبة وصلواتهم من أجل شفاء آن ونشكر طاقم العمل المتفاني والممرضات الرائعات اللواتي رعاهن في مركز غروسمان بيرن في مستشفى ويست هيلز,” أخبر ممثل عن عائلة Heche الموعد النهائي.

"لسوء الحظ, بسبب حادثها, عانت آن هيك من إصابة شديدة في الدماغ بسبب نقص الأكسجين ولا تزال في غيبوبة, في حالة حرجة. لا يتوقع لها البقاء على قيد الحياة.

"لقد كان اختيارها منذ فترة طويلة للتبرع بأعضائها ، ويتم إبقائها على أجهزة دعم الحياة لتحديد ما إذا كان أي منها قابلاً للحياة.

"آن كان لها قلب كبير وقد لمست كل شخص التقت به بروحها الكريمة.

“أكثر من موهبتها غير العادية, رأت أن نشر اللطف والفرح هو عمل حياتها - لا سيما تحريك إبرة قبول من تحب.

“سوف نتذكرها على صدقها الشجاع وسوف نفتقدها بشدة لنورها ".

الحياة كنجمة

Out of Aurora, أوهايو, Heche came to recognition after portraying twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love in the late ’80s soap opera Another World.

The role earned her a Daytime Emmy Award and two Soap Opera Digest Awards.

Her career reached new heights in the late 1990s with roles in Donnie Brasco, the disaster film Volcano, the comedic film Six Days, Seven Nights, and the slasher-horror movie I Know What You Did Last Summer.

في 1997, her relationship with DeGeneres became the subject of widespread media interest.

Heche and Ellen were one of Hollywood’s first openly gay couples until their amicably split in 2000.

She is survived by her sons, Homer and Atlas, as well as her sister Abigail.