Anne Heche's Cause Of Death Revealed To Be "Inhalation & Thermal Injuries"
Anne Heche died of inhalation and thermal injuries, the Los Angeles County’s department of the medical examiner-coroner has confirmed. The late actress died after crashing her car into a house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Heche remained in a coma for a week before it was announced that she was not expected to live. She was officially taken off life support on August 14 at the age of 53.
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A rep for the actress confirmed her passing in a statement provided to PEOPLE: “Today we lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend. Anne will be deeply missed but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her iconic body of work, and her passionate advocacy. Her bravery for always standing in her truth, spreading her message of love and acceptance, will continue to have a lasting impact.”
Her death has also been ruled an accident.
Heche was best known for her roles in Donnie Brasco, Six Days Seven Nights, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and many more.