‘Gone Girl’ Actor Lisa Banes Dies From Injuries Sustained In Scooter Hit-And-Run
Lisa Banes has died at the age of 65 after being struck by a scooter in New York City earlier this month.
The “Gone Girl” actor was hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury following the hit and run on Jun. 4.
The star’s rep confirmed her death Monday, telling Entertainment Tonight: “We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing. She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends.
“We were blessed to have had her in our lives.”
No arrests have yet been made following the incident.
Reacting to the news, Banes’ friend and singer Jill Sobule shared photos of them together on Twitter:
It was previously reported that the actor had been on her way to meet her wife, Kathryn Kranhol, and was crossing the road when she was struck by a scooter.
The driver of the scooter fled the scene and is currently being searched for by the NYPD.
Banes was best known for playing Maybeth Elliott in 2014’s “Gone Girl” alongside Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. She also starred alongside Tom Cruise in 1988’s “Cocktail.” She’s also made many notable TV appearances in the likes of “Nashville,” “The Orville,” “Masters Of Sex” and “Royal Pains.”
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