The family of Little Women: Atlanta star Ashley “Minnie” Ross is currently mourning her sudden passing following a tragic hit-and-run car accident.
“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. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” Ross’ management – who announced the sad news on her Instagram account – confirmed.
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According to the reality star’s personal publicist Liz Dixson, Ross 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, April 26.
She succumbed to her injuries the following day at Grady Memorial Hospital at around 10:30 p.m., added Dixson. Ross is survived by her mother Tammy Jackson, her aunt Veronica Deloney, her uncle John Deloney and her grandmother Rose Deloney.
“She was the most beautiful, kind, giving, generous human ever. She was adored by cast and crew because she always wore her heart on her sleeve,” a rep for Little Women: Atlanta: told PEOPLE in a statement. “There’s nothing she wouldn’t do for those she loved.”
The reality star’s longtime costar Amanda Salinas shared a heartbreaking tribute shortly after the news of Ross’ passing broke. “As I’m writing this I’m in tears I can’t believe it my Minnie !!!! Why did they take you away from us !!!! WHY!!!!! It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is,” she wrote, sharing several photos of herself with Ross.
“I wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever 💔 I promise to keep you alive in my memories and be there for your mama and aunt . You were more than our best friend you were our big sister and still is !!!” Salinas continued. “I still can’t believe this man why man why!!!! , I love you so much !!!! My heart is broken 😭💔 Rest In Peace my love.”
Another costar Ms. Juicy, and Little Women: LA‘s Tonya Banks also paid tribute to Ross on Instagram, writing, “Ms Minnie you will be missed RIH girlie . My condolences to her friends and family 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 #LWATL #Lifetime #msminnie #gonetosoon”