Little Women Star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross Dies After Car Crash

Little Women Atlanta star Ashley "Minnie" Ross died on April 27, 2020, from injuries sustained in a car accident, her publicist, Liz Dixson, confirmed to CNN. "Ashley was a sweet and kind person with a big heart," Dixson told the outlet. "She was an advocate for St. Jude and young women." The rep added, "She will be remembered for her contagious smile." The reality star was 34.

City of South Fulton Lt. Derrick Rogers told the Associated Press that Minnie, who starred on Little Women Atlanta for five seasons, suffered fatal injuries in a "head-on crash" in Atlanta, Ga. when one of the drivers involved struck a curb and lost control of their vehicle. "Police did not specify which vehicle Ross was in or provide other details, but they said the other driver suffered minor injuries," AP noted.

Following the news of Minnie's death, many of her co-stars and loved ones have shared their condolences on social media, including her devastated boyfriend.

Minnie Ross' boyfriend reacts to her death

Minnie Ross' boyfriend of one year, music producer Slickbeatz, shared a heartbreaking tribute on Instagram after her death. "The moment I saw you, I just knew it," he captioned a sweet shot of the pair. "I realized that you are all that I have been searching for all my life. I love you today, I love you tomorrow and I will love you the same 10 years from now." He continued, "Ima miss you baby girl #teamminnieforlife. Rip @msminnielwa Love of my life #prayformommatammie #prayforme."

Just weeks before the reality star's passing, the producer gushed about "quarantining" with his "woman crush Wednesday."

Lifetime, the channel which airs Little Women Atlanta, also released a statement in honor of Minnie. "Lifetime and the whole Little Women Family are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the sudden passing of Minnie Ross," the network told The Wrap. "Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends. Minnie was an amazing talent and a special part of Little Women Atlanta. She will be dearly missed."

Little Women LA star, Tonya Renee Banks, echoed Lifetime's sentiments in an Instagram post, captioning a snap of the two, "Ms. Minnie you will be missed RIH girlie. My condolences to her friends and family."

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