Broadway and SMALL star Megan Hilty broke her silence after she sister, brother-in-law and nephew died in a tragic seaplane crash.
In an emotional post on InstagramHilty, 41, revealed that her sister Lauren was also pregnant at the time of the accident, and that she and her husband, Ross, were expecting to welcome a son they named Luca, on next month.
“The past three days have been the worst of our lives,” Hilty wrote. “There are really no words that can properly convey the depth of our pain.”
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Family died in a seaplane crash in Puget Sound in Washington on Sundayconfirmed by the US Coast Guard on Tuesday.
Hilty said dealing with the news was the “last thing” she wanted to do, but there was a mistake in the media coverage she wanted to address.
“The last thing I wanted to do was admit this painful family tragedy publicly, but I realized that some newspapers misreported my sweet grandson and some didn’t. mentions baby Luca,” she wrote.
“Lauren and Ross left behind my niece, whom we all hold in our hearts. Thankfully, she was not on the plane and we ask that her name and personal information be kept confidential. because she is a minor.
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“It is important that these details be corrected to honor those we have lost and the loved ones they have left behind,” she added.
Hilty’s niece has lost her mother, father, brother Remy, and younger brother Luca.
The actress ended her post with a nod to the “overwhelming love and support” her family has received over the past few days.
“[It] Hilty wrote: “It’s comforting to know how much Lauren, Ross, Remy and Luca love each other.”
Hilty is said to be extremely close to her sister, as the two will be traveling to Australia on a family tour with their mother, father and other sister, Kristen Hilty in 2019.
“We’re fa-mi-ly. I have all my sisters (and Mom and Dad) with me!”, Megan captioned an Instagram family selfie at the time, as they were View of Sydney Harbour.
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