the actress was taken off life support after getting into a serious car accident a week prior in Los Angeles. She was 53.On Aug.
5, Heche crashed her blue Mini Cooper into a home around 11 a.m. PT in the Mar Vista neighborhood of L.A. Fifty-nine firefighters rescued Heche from the crash that ignited a house fire.
She was rushed to a nearby hospital with severe burns, and the home was completely destroyed. The accident was Heche's third car crash within a 30-minute span.A spokesperson for the LAPD told ET that Heche «had narcotics in her system» when she crashed.
Cocaine was found in her blood, law enforcement sources told multiple outlets.On Aug. 12, Heche's rep confirmed her death to ET.Read more on etonline.com