Anne Heche, 53, Dies Following Fiery Car Crash

Actress Anne Heche dies at 53 after being removed from life support.

Heche’s death comes one week after crashing her car into a home in Los Angeles, the car and house caught on fire. Police said she had narcotics in her system.

Her friend Nancy Davis posted a tribute on Instagram Friday morning. TMZ reported that she was brain-dead, which is legally considered dead in California.


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When her vehicle burst into flames, the smoke inhalation resulted in oxygen not getting to her brain causing a severe anoxic brain injury. She had been in a coma since the accident.