'Chicago Fire' Star Molly Glynn Dead After Being Struck by Falling Tree

by Jackie Willis 6:13 AM PDT, September 08, 2014
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Chicago Fire star Molly Glynn went on a bike ride in a storm with her husband Joe Foust on Friday, Sept. 5, that led to a falling tree striking and killing her.

According to Us Weekly, the couple got caught in a storm in Chicago's Erickson Woods around 3 p.m. That's when Glynn, 46, and her bike crashed after a tree uprooted and hit her. The actress died in Evanston Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 6, due to her injuries.

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Glynn's husband has made several Facebook posts following his wife's death, his first one reading: "Friends, this is the darkest day of my life. Things will never be the same. Molly got hit by a falling tree while we were biking. At hospital now. Prognosis is grim."

He added: "I couldn't save her. I couldn't save her. She's gone."

Glynn played an ER doctor in NBC's Chicago Fire, and has also appeared in episodes of Boss and Early Edition.