The Hollywood actress’ loss of life was dominated an accident, in response to a coroner’s report seen by US media shops.
It comes after she was “peacefully taken off life help” on Sunday, 9 days following the automotive crash through which she suffered a “extreme anoxic mind damage”.
Heche’s automobile collided with a residence within the Mar Vista space of Los Angeles and have become “engulfed in flames”.
The report additionally reportedly cited a “sternal fracture resulting from blunt trauma” as one other “vital situation” contributing to her passing.
Following the crash, Heche was labeled as “legally lifeless in response to California legislation” however stored on life help in case her organs could possibly be donated.
Earlier on Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Division (LAPD) mentioned that they had concluded their investigation into Heche’s critical automotive crash.
“As of in the present day, there shall be no additional investigative efforts made on this case,” police mentioned in an announcement.
Saying her loss of life, Heche’s household shared an announcement with PA praising her “extraordinary expertise” and “beneficiant spirit”.
“She noticed spreading kindness and pleasure as her life’s work – particularly transferring the needle for acceptance of who you’re keen on,” the assertion learn.
“She shall be remembered for her brave honesty and dearly missed for her mild.”
Heche dated US speak present host Ellen DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000.
Posting to her social media after Heche was declared legally lifeless, DeGeneres, 64, wrote: “This can be a unhappy day.
“I’m sending Anne’s kids, household and mates all of my love.”