As previously reported actress Anne Heche crashed her car into a home in Los Angeles home on Friday August 5. The crash caused fire to the home of a woman named Lynee Mishele. On top of that, unfortunately; the catastrophe resulted in Heche slipping into a coma that caused brain damage.
It took 59 firefighters and 65 minutes to extinguish the fire that started after Heche’s blue Mini Cooper rocketed into Mishele’s two-story home in the Mar Vista neighborhood of L.A. The Los Angeles Fire Department rescued the actress from her burning vehicle and she was rushed to the hospital.
Heche Was Pronounced Dead On Friday August 12
“My brother Atlas and I lost our Mom,” Heche’s son says in a statement shared with PEOPLE. “After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I am left with a deep, wordless sadness. Hopefully my mom is free from pain and beginning to explore what I like to imagine as her eternal freedom.”people magazine
Conversely, reports are now saying the actress was under the influence of narcotics at time of death. LA Police Department made a statement to Yahoo! Entertainment that Heche,53 is being investigated for a felony DUI traffic collision. Meanwhile, ‘blood draw results showed the presence of narcotics. However more testing is necessary to confirm.