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Anne Heche isn't expected to survive brain injury, according to family

Heche is kept alive on life support.

Anne Heche is not expected to survive the brain damage she sustained in a violent car accident in Los Angeles and remains on life support. . According to her family, her organs are alive.

Family and friends of the Emmy-winning actress released a statement Thursday night about her unlikely improvement in her coma. Anne Heche has suffered severe anoxic brain damage, is in a coma and is in critical condition.She is not expected to survive," the statement read.

PHOTO: FILE - Anne Heche arrives at the 74th annual Directors Guild of America Awards on March 12, 2022, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Anne Heche will be presenting at the 74th Annual National Boards Guild Meeting on March 12. attend the awards , 2022, Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. An unidentified representative told the magazine that Heche was in stable condition the day after his accident Friday. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, file)

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"For a long time , she has chosen to donate organs, and she remains on life support to determine if she has any viable organs."

Heche's beloved described Heche as having a "big heart" and a "generous spirit."

"More than her extraordinary talents, she considered spreading kindness and joy her life's work. Specifically, moving the needle to embrace those she loved.

Heche, 53, was killed in a one-car accident last week that also damaged her home in Los Angeles. Her rep confirmed to ABC News on Monday that she was "unconscious" and in "critical condition" after being caught.

Los Angeles police said Thursday that blood tests taken shortly after her crash showed she had drugs in her system.

Meredith Deliso, Alex Stone, and Josh Margolin contributed to this report.

ABC News