Anne Heche Is Brain-Dead After Crash, Representative Says The entertainer Anne Heche, who had been in a state of unconsciousness since an auto collision last week,

has been pronounced mind dead and is being kept alive in a coma to check whether her organs are reasonable for gift, one of her delegates said Friday.

Ms. Heche, 53, was fundamentally harmed on Aug. 5 when she crashed the Mini Cooper she was crashing into a home in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, the specialists said. 

She experienced a serious anoxic cerebrum injury and was being treated at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital,

"as per an assertion delivered in the interest of her loved ones Thursday night.  It has for quite some time been her decision to give her organs and she is being kept 

The accident lit a fire that required 59 firemen over an hour to quench, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Ms. Heche was the main individual in the vehicle, the specialists said.

In 1991, Ms. Heche won a Daytime Emmy Award for remarkable more youthful entertainer in a show series, for playing great and detestable twins on the NBC drama "A different universe."