Six Days, Seven Nights star Six Days Seven Nightsstar passed away from thermal injuries and inhalation that resulted from an crash in a car on August. 5
According to the coroner's office additional "significant conditions" that contributed to her death were an sternal injury due to blunt trauma.
The cause of her death has been determined to be accidental and the documents indicate the date of her death as Aug. 11 as her death date.
On August. 12a representative for the family of Heche informed E! that the actress was legally dead,
however, her heart was expected to continue alive by life support as per California law to give
Anne Heche Death Cause Revealed
A few days later, Heche was " peacefully taken off life support" after organ donors were identified, her spokesperson stated.