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Actress Molly Glynn Dies After Being Struck By Falling Tree

Actress Molly Glynn Dies After Being Struck By Falling Tree

The 46-year-old veteran television and stage actress died from her injuries Saturday. 'I couldn't save her. I couldn't save her. She's gone,' her husband wrote on Facebook.

Entertainment industry is losing another talented actor. Veteran Chicago actress Molly Glynn, died Saturday following a tree fell on her during a bike ride as a line of severe thunderstorms swept with the area on Friday.

The 46-year-old, who played a recurring role like a doctor on “Chicago Fire”, was riding a bicycle with her husband Joe Foust on the Forest Preserve Trail in Erickson Woods when the tragic accident happened on Friday. She was come to Evanston Hospital in Chicago where she died the following day from her injuries.

Foust updated his Facebook page using the tragic news. On Friday, he posted about the accident: “Friends, this is the darkest day of my life. Things will never be the same. Molly got hit by a falling tree while we were biking. At hospital now. Prognosis is grim.”

Actress Molly Glynn

Actress Molly Glynn

After Glynn died on Saturday, Foust wrote on Facebook: “I couldn’t save her. I could not save her. She’s gone.” Later, he thanked everyone for their support, adding: “Love hard, people. Love hard.”

A Give Forward page continues to be set up to collect donations to help Foust pay for medical and funeral expenses and to support his children. At press time, more than $110,000 of the hoped-for $125,000 had been collected.

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