“Ruthie is just not doing nicely. The solely comfort she had in Abigail’s loss of life was the truth that her unborn child had survived. But now shedding that child? She’s crushed to her core,” a pal near Miles tells PEOPLE.
“She beloved being a mother. She couldn’t wait to broaden her household. Losing these youngsters, it’s destroyed her. How can she even survive this? It’s taking each little bit of her religion to discover a means by,” the pal says.
Miles’ household lawyer, Ben Rubinowitz, announced on Wednesday that Ruthie and husband Jonathan Blumenstein’s unborn little one, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein, died on May 11. Their child woman, whom Ruthie was seven months pregnant with on the time of the crash, was due this month.
“Ruthie and Jonathan began telling their shut mates final week in regards to the loss. They needed them to listen to about it first however saved the circle small as they’re not but snug speaking about it and nonetheless need privateness. To say that Ruthie is devastated can be an understatement,” the pal shares.
Miles, who gained a Tony Award for finest featured actress in a musical for her position within the 2015 revival of The King and I, was certainly one of three non-fatal victims of the New York City collision that occurred in March.
Police confirmed that Abigail, who was pronounced useless upon arrival at Methodist Hospital, was certainly one of two youngsters hit and killed by a automobile that was allegedly working a crimson gentle.
“Everyone in her life is rallying round Ruthie, as we now have because the accident, however each she and Jonathan are actually holding each other up by this. They’re deep within the grieving course of,” one other pal of Miles tells PEOPLE.
“They have a really sturdy bond, and that’s the one factor that hasn’t damaged in any respect. If anybody will forge this path, it’s them. It’s simply so unhappy, although. She’s going by unspeakable ache. You speak to her and you’ll simply hear it in her voice — part of her soul is gone.”
Prior to Abigail’s loss of life, a source previously told PEOPLE that she “was excited to be a giant sister.”
“She was the brightest little spirit,” mentioned the supply. “Every time you had been round her, your coronary heart couldn’t assist however shine. She had the sweetest snicker and the loveliest persona. She was very very similar to her mom.”
Earlier this month, a Brooklyn grand jury indicted Dorothy Bruns, the 44-year-old Staten Island driver involved in the fatal crash.
A prosecution supply beforehand instructed PEOPLE that Bruns was arraigned on prices of manslaughter, criminally negligent murder and assault stemming from the crash. Bruns’ lawyer entered a not responsible plea on her behalf.
Police sources additionally instructed PEOPLE in March that Bruns allegedly told investigators she experienced a seizure on the time of the crash. Detectives try to substantiate this declare with medical officers, a supply mentioned.