Dorothy Bruns

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: Staten Island, NY motorist and the driver criminally charged with manslaughter in a deathly March 5, 2018 car crash that fatally struck two young children, including 5-year-old Abigail Blumenstein, the daughter of Tony Award-winning Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles, and another toddler 1-year-old Joshua Lew at the scene while they were crossing a street in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York after she allegedly ran a red light and crashed her car into pedestrians in a New York City crosswalk, who was facing a potential 15-year prison sentence on charges of manslaughter, criminally neglect homicide, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and assault, but who reportedly suffered from multiple sclerosis and said she likely had a seizure behind the wheel at the time of the accident despite repeated warnings not to drive.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by drug overdose

 

Born: October 14, 1973

 

Died: November 6, 2018

 

Location: Concord, Staten Island, New York