A week after her Los Angeles vehicle crash, Anne Heche's life support was switched off. 53-year-old

Her son Homer released a statement in which he confirmed the Emmy and Tony-nominated actor's passing.

My brother Atlas and I lost our mom," he told The Times. After six days of emotional swings, I'm heartbroken.

Hopefully my mum is pain-free and exploring her eternal freedom.

Thousands of friends, family, and admirers poured out their emotions to me Love you, mom.

Heche was hospitalised after crashing into a burning Mar Vista home.

Multiple sources say she was high on drugs during the collision.