The unborn daughter of Tony Award-winning actress Ruthie Ann Miles died due to injuries suffered in a horrific Brooklyn crash that additionally killed two other kids, the mom’s lawyer said Wednesday.
The actress was about 30-weeks pregnant when she was amongst these hit by a car driven by Staten Island motorist Dorothy Bruns, who plowed by way of a Park Slope crosswalk on March 5.
Miles’ Four-year-old daughter, Abigail Blumenstein and one other youngster – Joshua Lew, 20 months – have been killed that day.
This previous Friday, Miles’ unborn child, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein, turned one more sufferer when she died from accidents, stated the household’s lawyer Ben Rubinowitz.
“As many of you know, Ruthie and Jonathan’s daughter, Abigail, was tragically killed. At the time of the crash Ruthie was pregnant and was severely injured,” Rubinowitz stated in a press release.
“This past Friday Ruthie and Jonathan lost their baby, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein,” Rubinowitz stated. “The ache suffered by Ruthie and Jonathan is sort of inconceivable to fathom.
“As you might imagine, they are overwhelmed by the sadness of the deaths of their children. Ruthie and Jonathan are grateful for the support of their family and friends but wish and ask that their privacy be respected during this most trying time. Ruthie and Jonathan continue to seek God’s presence, mercy and peace.”
Miles gained the a Tony in 2015 for her work in “The King and I.”
Bruns has been charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent murder, reckless endangerment, assault, and reckless driving.
She faces as much as 15 years behind bars if convicted on all fees.