La actriz Anna Heche fue desconectada del soporte vital después de días en coma tras un accidente automovilístico

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 Los Angeles cuando ella 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 crashCrédito: Getty
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 5Crédito: La Mega Agencia
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 ’90sCrédito: Getty
Anne Heche in the '97 crime drama Donnie Brasco

Anne Heche in the ’97 crime drama Donnie BrascoCrédito: Alamy

Heche’s close friend, Nancy Davis, announced her death on Friday in a touching Instagram tribute: “Heaven has a new Angel. My loving, tipo, divertida, 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.

“Mi corazón esta roto ???#heavenhasanewangel #heavenhasanotherangel?.” Heche was 53.

Heche’s ex, talk show legend Ellen DeGeneres, broke her silence on Friday, tuiteando: “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 choque.

“Poco después del accidente, Anne Heche quedó inconsciente, entrando en coma y se encuentra en estado crítico,” the rep said.

“Tiene una lesión pulmonar importante que requiere ventilación mecánica y quemaduras que requieren intervención quirúrgica.”

The rep also told GENTE: “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, los espectadores reclamaron.

Luego corrió a través de un seto y se estrelló contra una casa cercana antes de que su Mini Cooper destrozado estallara en llamas..

El incendio envolvió la casa y envió humo por la calle..

Algunos 59 los bomberos se quedaron luchando contra el “llamas obstinadas” por 65 minutos, según el Departamento de Bomberos de Los Ángeles.

The actress stumbled into a coma days after the crash

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

The wreck left Anne with serious injuriesCrédito: Chapoteo

DIFFICULT DECISION

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

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

“Queremos agradecer a todos por sus amables deseos y oraciones por la recuperación de Anne y agradecer al personal dedicado y a las maravillosas enfermeras que cuidaron de Anne en el Grossman Burn Center en el hospital West Hills.,” un representante de la familia de Heche le dijo a Deadline.

"Desafortunadamente, debido a su accidente, Anne Heche sufrió una lesión cerebral anóxica severa y permanece en coma, en estado critico. No se espera que ella sobreviva..

“Durante mucho tiempo ha sido su elección donar sus órganos y se la mantiene con soporte vital para determinar si alguno es viable..

“Anne tenía un gran corazón y conmovió a todos los que conoció con su espíritu generoso..

“Más que su extraordinario talento., ella vio difundir la bondad y la alegría como el trabajo de su vida, especialmente mover la aguja para la aceptación de quien amas.

“Será recordada por su valiente honestidad y muy extrañada por su luz”.

LA VIDA COMO UNA ESTRELLA

Out of Aurora, Ohio, 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.

En 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.