Anne Heche, the American actress who died in a horrific car accident last Friday, is brain dead. This is the family’s announcement, which was covered by international media. “Anne suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and is in a critically comatose state. He is not expected to survive,” a family representative told Deadline.
During these hours, the possibility of donating her organs is considered: “It has long been her decision to donate her organs and she is being kept alive to determine if some are vital,” the family always says. Until it is clear whether the organs that were not damaged in the accident and the ensuing fire can be donated, Heche will continue to breathe thanks to a ventilator. The accident dates back to August 5, Heche, 53, crashed into a home in Lo Angeles in her Mini Cooper. Immediately afterwards, the car caught fire. His condition immediately seemed very serious. As early as August 9, the actress’ rep announced a further deterioration and said the actress was in a coma. After the accident, she was also examined for drunk driving, and toxicology tests revealed the presence of cocaine in her blood.
Former partner of actress Ellen DeGeneres, La Heche is best known for her role on the Italian soap opera Another World, Destini, for which she won a Daytime Emmy in 1991 and starred in numerous ’90s films, including the remake from “Psycho”, “Six Days, Seven Nights”, “Donnie Brasco” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer”.