A beloved member of the Lifetime show Little Women is dead following a tragic hit and run accident.
Ashley “Minnie” Ross was just 34 years old at the time of her death.
According to People magazine, the woman known as ‘Ms. Minnie’ on Little Women: Atlanta died Monday (April 27). On Sunday (April 26,) she was gravely injured when the car she was riding in collided with another vehicle in Atlanta.
The worst part? It looks to be a hit and run.
“It is with profound sadness that we confirm on behalf of the family of Ashley Ross aka ‘Ms Minnie’ of Little Women: Atlanta has succumbed to injuries from a tragic hit and run car accident today at the age of 34,” a statement to People magazine read. “The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
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The much loved reality star is survived by her mother Tammy Jackson, her aunt Veronica Deloney, her uncle John Deloney and her grandmother Rose Deloney.
“She was the most beautiful, kind, giving, generous human ever,” her rep tells People. “She was adored by cast and crew because she always wore her heart on her sleeve. There’s nothing she wouldn’t do for those she loved.”
The Lifetime network also shared a statement following the news of Ms. Minnie’s death.
“Lifetime and the #LittleWomen Family are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the sudden passing of Ashley Ross, our beloved “Ms. Minnie,” they wrote. “Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. Ms. Minnie was an amazing talent and a special part of #LittleWomenAtlanta. She will be dearly missed.”
We send our condolences to all those mourning Ross’ death.
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Lifetime and the Little Women Family are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the sudden passing of Ashley Ross, our beloved “Ms. Minnie.” Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. Ms. Minnie was an amazing talent and a special part of Little Women Atlanta. She will be dearly missed.