‘Little Women: Atlanta’ Star Ashley ‘Minnie’ Ross Dead After Hit-and-Run Accident

Little Women: Atlanta star Ashley “Minnie’ Ross died Monday after a hit-and-run car accident according to her publicist.

“It is with profound sadness that we confirm on behalf of the family of Ashley Ross aka “Ms. Minnie” of Little Women: Atlanta has succumbed to injuries from a tragic hit and run car accident today at the age of 34,” shared Ross’ publicist Liz Dixson.

According to People, the TV star was gravely injured when the car she was in collided with another vehicle near Old National Hwy in Atlanta around 11 p.m. on Sunday.

She passed the following day at Grady Memorial Hospital at around 10:30 p.m.

Ross joined the Little Women spinoff in 2016. Her costars Shirlene “Ms. Juicy” Pearson and Amanda Salinas are among the many celebrities who’ve paid tribute to Ross.

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In a statement to US Weekly, Lifetime shared their heartfelt condolences.

“Lifetime and the Little Women family are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the sudden passing of Ashley Ross, our beloved ‘Ms. Minnie.’ Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. Ms. Minnie was an amazing talent and a special part of Little Women: Atlanta. She will be dearly missed.”

Ross’ family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time. RIP Ms. Minnie.

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