The tv actress Thuy Trang died at the age of 27. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Late television actress who became known to ’90s audiences as the Yellow Ranger in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series.
She had three siblings: two brothers and a sister.
How did Thuy Trang die?
Thuy Trang died on September 3, 2001, following a car accident in San Fransisco. She was 27 years old.
The car accident
Trang was to be bridesmaid to former actress/model Angela Rockwood-Nguyen later that year, and they were returning late at night after visiting the planned maid of honor when the accident happened. The driver was another of Angela’s bridesmaids.
The car accident occurred on Interstate 5 between San Fransisco and Los Angeles. The car turned violently across the road before hitting the roadside rock face and flipping several times before hitting the safety rail and plunging over the bank.
Did anyone survive the accident?
Trang died in the crash before arriving at the hospital, due to the internal injuries she had sustained.
Angela survived the accident despite being thrown out of the vehicle through a window before its final impact. But because of the disaster, she now has quadriplegia.
The driver is believed not to have suffered any lasting injuries.
Many of Trang’s castmates from MMPR (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) attended her funeral. Jason David Frank (who plays Tommy Oliver) could not attend the funeral due to his older brother Erik’s death. Castmate and close friend Amy Jo Johnson (who plays Kimberly Hart) spoke at her funeral.
The episode “Circuit Unsure” of Power Rangers: Time Force is in dedication to the memory of Thuy Trang.
“Each one of us has to take responsibility for reality, and present it so that kids will grow up familiar with that and say, OK. I’ve seen that before. I’m not afraid of it.”Thuy Trang
“To see a doll of yourself is very weird and very neat at the same time.”Thuy Trang
“We never expected the show to be this great. We think it is successful because kids can identify.”Thuy Trang
“Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable.”Thuy Trang
“I was in school studying civil engineering. A guy approached me on the street and said that I had a interesting look-very exotic. He told me I should try to be in the industry.”Thuy Trang