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Broadway Star Ruthie Ann Miles Loses Unborn Baby Months After Daughter Is Killed in Car Crash

Paige Gawley‍
Reports falsely claimed that Miles was confirmed to share the role with Naoko Mori.

ET has learned that Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles has lost her unborn child just over two months after her daughter was killed in a car crash in Brooklyn, New York.

"At the time of the crash Ruthie was pregnant and was severely injured. This past Friday Ruthie and Jonathan lost their baby, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein," Ben Rubinowitz, lawyer to Miles and her husband, Jonathan Blumenstein, told the New York Daily News in a statement. "The pain suffered by Ruthie and Jonathan is nearly impossible to fathom." 

According to NY Daily News, Miles was 39 weeks pregnant.

On March 5, Miles and her friend, Lauren Lew, were allegedly struck by a car while crossing the street. Miles' 5-year-old daughter, Abigail, and Lew's 1-year-old son, Joshua, were both pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital.

Meanwhile, Miles was placed in ICU for several days following the horrific incident. After her release, a statement was posted to the 35-year-old actress' Twitter account, thanking fans for their support.

"Thank you for your prayers over our families and holding us in our pain," read the statement. "We are extremely grateful for your kindness and generosity. Ruthie is now out of the ICU and healing, by all accounts it is a miracle our second child is unharmed."

The statement continued: "Please continue to pray for the Lew and the Blumenstein [Miles' legal last name] families as we process the unthinkable and lay our grief in the arms of Jesus. Joshua and Abigail are now resting in Heavenly peace and Joy."

Miles is best known for her Tony-winning performance as Lady Thiang in The King and I, and was slated to reprise her role when The King and I opens in London at the Palladium Theatre on July 3.

“This is an unbelievably tragic and heartbreaking situation," Trafalgar Entertainment Group, the producers of the London production, said in a statement to ET on March 6. "Our focus and concern right now is for Ruthie and her family.”

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