NEW YORK – Ruthie Ann Miles, the Tony winner The Broadway actress, who was pregnant when a car killed her 4-year-old daughter in March, has lost her unborn girl.
A lawyer for Miles and her husband says they have pain that is "almost impossible to fathom".
Miles' daughter Abigail and one-year-old son of a friend, Joshua Lew, were killed when a car invaded her when they crossed Brooklyn Street on March 5. Miles, who was seven months pregnant
The driver was arrested for manslaughter
According to The Daily News lawyer Ben Rubinowitz said that the baby that had been due this month, Sophia Rosemary was named Wong Blumenstein
He said Miles and her husband Jonathan Blumenstein are grateful for the family's support
Rubinowitz says they "continue to seek God's presence, mercy and peace."
Even before the family's additional tragedy, the autocollision in Brooklyn shook even dull New Yorkers. The driver, Dorothy Bruns, 44, who was probably arrested at the wheel, was arrested earlier this month at her home in Staten Island and charged with manslaughter, negligent homicide and reckless driving
Miles (her professional name) was hospitalized the ICU after the crash, but later said in a statement that she was healing.
"By all accounts, it is a miracle that our second child is intact," the statement says. "Please continue to pray for the Lew and Blumenstein families as we process the unthinkable."
Miles won a lead actress Tony in 2015 for her role as Lady Thiang in a reissue of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I . It was her Broadway debut.
Blumenstein's other credits include Sunday in the Park with George opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Imelda Marcos in David Byrne's Off Broadway Musical Here Lies Love . She had a recurring role in the FX series The Americans .
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