Anne Heche

Anne Heche Is Brain Dead After Fiery Crash Into Home, Spokesperson Says

On Thursday, police said they were investigating Heche for driving under the influence

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Actor Anne Heche is brain dead, her spokesperson said Friday, a week after she crashed her car into a home in Los Angeles.

"While Anne is legally dead according to California law, her heart is still beating, and she has not been taken off life support so that One Legacy can see if she is a match for organ donation," Heche's spokesperson said in a statement to NBC News.

"We have lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend," a statement on behalf of Heche's family and friends said Friday.

Actress Anne Heche is in critical condition after she crashed her car into a home in Mar Vista. Reports Angie Crouch on August 8, 2022.

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