This is tragic. ‘Chicago Fire’ star Molly Glynn died on September 6 after being struck by a falling tree while on a bike ride with her husband.
Molly Glynn has sadly passed away. The 46-year-old Chicago Fire actress succumbed to injuries she sustained during a bike ride with her husband Joe Foust in Chicago on September 5. The star was struck by a falling tree during a storm. Molly died the next day.
Molly Glynn Dead: ‘Chicago Fire’ Actress Dies
Veteran actress Molly Glynn died on September 6 following a bike ride that went horribly wrong, Us Weekly confirms. The actress and her husband were riding in Chicago’s Erickson Woods when a sudden storm approached at approximately 3 p.m. in the afternoon.
Molly was struck by a tree during the storm. Joe was riding ahead of Molly and heard her shout that they should seek safety before she was hit.
The actress died from her injuries after she was taken to Evanston Hospital. She was wearing a cycle helmet.
Her husband is completely devastated over Molly’s death. He posted a heartbreaking message on his Facebook page that read, “I couldn’t save her. I couldn’t save her. She’s gone.”
Michael Halberstam, artistic director at Chicago’s Writers Theatre, told CBS, “Molly was a marvelous actress and a completely warm hearted and generous human being. She had grace, sophistication and a sparkling, sexy, sassy stage presence. She could transform from a princess to a flower girl in the twinkling of an eye. She was a loving mother and wife and everyone who met her fell in love with her.”
Our thoughts go out to Molly’s family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time.
— Avery Thompson