Australian actor Jessica Falkholt dies in car crash that took lives of her parents, sister
Australian actor Jessica Falkholt died in a Sydney hospital on Wednesday, three weeks after a two-car collision that had already claimed four lives including three members of her family.tv Updated: Jan 17, 2018 11:26 IST
Australian actor Jessica Falkholt died in a Sydney hospital on Wednesday, three weeks after a two-car collision that had already claimed four lives including three members of her family.
The 29-year-old, who played Hope Morrison in more than a dozen episodes of the long-running drama Home and Away in 2016, died six days after her life support was withdrawn, St. George Hospital said in a statement.
Falkholt was the last survivor of a December 26 head-on collision on the coast south of Sydney that instantly killed her parents Lars and Vivian Falkholt and the sole occupant of the second car, Craig Whitall.
BREAKING: Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt died at 10.20am this morning, St George Hospital confirms pic.twitter.com/oPXrcQZOvx— Daniel Piotrowski (@drpiotrowski) January 17, 2018
R.I.P Jessica Falkholt. Such a beautiful and talented soul- taken so soon & so tragically. May you now rest in peace alongside Annabelle, Lars and Vivian. Sending my deepest sympathy to the extended Falkholt family & friends 🙏🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/euFhJq0OQW— James Stewart (@mrjamesstewart_) January 17, 2018
The actress’s 21-year-old sister Annabelle died In the hospital three days later.
Jessica Falkholt stars in an Australian movie Harmony that is due for cinema release this year.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in a Sydney church a week ago for the funerals of the three Falkholt family members.