american actress Anne Heche He died this Friday at the age of 53.a week after suffering a spectacular traffic accident while driving at high speed through the streets of Los Angeles.
The death was announced by her friend Nancy Davis in an Instagram post and later confirmed by her family, who had already advanced that He had been in a coma for several days and with little chance of survival.
The news moved the followers of the actress and different international media dedicated an important space to her on their covers. the british daily Guardian was one of the first to report his death along with the specialized portal TMZ, who contacted the artist’s representative to confirm that Heche had passed away.
Then the English tabloid DailyMail He also reported the death but with his characteristic style and a long title: “Anne Heche has died at the age of 53 after a spectacular cocaine accident a week ago; The actress has no brain function but her heart is kept beating to preserve her organs for donation.”
and the Spanish newspaper The world lamented the death with an article where he reviewed Heche’s artistic career and personal life and concluded that she was “an actress devoured by the worst Hollywood.”
Heche, who had high-profile relationships with actress Ellen DeGeneres and actor James Tupper, rose to fame in the late 1980s with her portrayal of Vicky Hudson and Marley Love on the soap opera “Another World,” for which she won a Emmy. Later starred in several movies like Psycho (1998), I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) and was nominated for a Tony for the Broadway play “Twentieth Century.”
On August 5, she was admitted to West Hills Hospital after crashing her blue Mini Cooper into a house in the Mar Vista area (Los Angeles) and the vehicle ended up engulfed in flames. According to the Police, the car was going so fast that it left the road and burned when it hit the building, causing serious burns to Heche.
Before the incident, multiple security cameras recorded her driving recklessly through a residential area. In fact, she was involved in two accidents, crashing first into a car and then into a garage from which she fled while a neighbor yelled at her, as can be seen in a video posted on the internet.
Secondly, The Los Angeles Police (LAPD) is investigating whether the actress was driving under the influence of drugs before the traffic accident last Friday. The Los Angeles Police Office of Public Information confirmed Thursday to the media that blood tests reveal the presence of drugs, although “additional tests are needed to rule out other substances administered in the hospital.”
(With information from EFE)