Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner.A “sternal fracture due to blunt trauma” — often occurring when an accident victim’s chest hits the steering wheel — was another “significant condition” after she crashed her car into a Los Angeles home on Aug.
5. Video of the demolished home shows firefighters working in the rubble-filled shell of the Mar Vista house after the actress’ crash started a huge blaze that took nearly 60 firefighters more than an hour to tackle.“I was convinced she was burned up and gone,” David Manpearl, who lives nearby and was the first person on the scene, told The Post on Saturday. “I couldn’t imagine anyone surviving that.”Heche died Aug.
12 and her family took her off life support on Sunday after the “Six Days Seven Nights” star was involved in the fiery car crash in Los Angeles earlier this month.
Her representative explained that she was “brain dead” — which, under California law, can be defined as death.Heche — who was allegedly under the influence of cocaine and possibly fentanyl, according to prior reports — was driving her Mini Cooper when she slammed into the garage of an apartment complex, leaving a devastating scene behind and a structure that was declared unsafe.Read more on nypost.com