An actor known for his role on the FX drama series “American Horror Story: Freak Show” has died. TMZ.com reports that Ben Woolf, 34, died Monday in a Los Angeles hospital where he was being treated for injuries after being hit by a car last week.
Woolf played the character Meep on “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”
“A source close to Woolf tells us he died from a stroke on Monday afternoon. He had been heavily sedated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since the accident last week,” TMZ reports.
The TMZ story reports that Woolf “got clipped in the head by the side view mirror of an SUV as he was crossing a street in Hollywood. The driver was not arrested or ticketed because Ben was jaywalking.”
The report quotes Woolf’s family saying: “We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from all over the world for our beloved Ben. He touched so many hearts in his 34 years.”