after the news of Anne HecheThe woman in whose house she fatally crashed has shared her grief in a video on social media.
Lynn Mitchell’s house caught fire in an accident last week, when the actress lost control of her car and collapsed in front of Michelle’s house.
“The news of the passing of Anne Heche is devastating. Her family and her friends and her children, in particular, have been at a truly great loss, and my heart goes out to them,” Michelle said.
“This whole situation is just sad and there really are no words. I am sending love to everyone involved.
Michelle, who lived in the back yard on the other side of the house at the time of the accident, was treated for minor injuries after working to get her pet out of the burning house.
She had earlier shared a video to thank supporters “the love and compassion and generosity and kindness that people have shown over the past week.”
She said: “‘This has obviously been the most crazy, painful, confusing time, so eventually I’ll try to go back to everyone and read everyone’s comments, but thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart.
‘It’s really really tremendous. You guys have really influenced my life very deeply so thank you all so much and I will keep you updated.’
A fund set up to assist Michelle in the financial struggles arising out of the accident has already raised $150,000.
Anne Heche’s family released a statement on Friday afternoon, following news that the actress would be taken off life support and that her organs would be made available for donation, as she wished.
“We have lost a bright light, a kindest and most joyous soul, a loving mother and a loyal friend,” the statement said. “Anne will be greatly missed but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her distinguished body of work and her passionate advocacy. Her bravery to always stand in the truth, spread her message of love and acceptance has made a lasting impression. Will stay