Anoxic brain injury severely affected Anne Heche. This is how it affects your body.

A car accident on August 5 left Anne Heche brain dead and was on life support (via Deadline).

Her car crashed into a home. Both the home and Heche's car were burning for 65 minutes

Heche suffered from a severe anoxic brain injury, which happens when all oxygen is cut off from the brain (via Shepherd Center).

Heche, 53, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12

According to a representative, Anne was kept alive by machines in order to preserve her organs for donation.