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Reality Star Ashley ‘Ms. Minnie’ Ross Dead at 34

“Little Women: Atlanta” star Ashley “Ms. Minnie” Ross is gone too soon.

On Tuesday, Ross died after a hit-and-run car crash. In a statement, her rep said, “It is with profound sadness that we confirm on behalf of the family of Ashley Ross aka 'Ms Minnie' of 'Little Women Atlanta' has succumbed to injuries from a tragic hit and run car accident today, April 27th at the age of 34. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."

According to TMZ, cops investigating the crash believe that Ross may have lost control of her Nissan Sentra and swerved into opposing traffic.

After hearing the sad news, her co-star Amanda Salinas wrote on Instagram, “As I'm writing this I'm in tears I can't believe it my Minnie!!!! Why did they take you away from us !!!! WHY!!!!! It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is."

"I wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. I promise to keep you alive in my memories and be there for your mama @grneyes4life and aunt. You were more than our best friend you were our big sister and still is!!!" Salinas went on. "I still can't believe this man why man why!!!! , I love you so much !!!! My heart is broken. Rest In Peace my love @msminnielwa."

A spokesperson for “Little Women: Atlanta” told People magazine, “She was the most beautiful, kind, giving, generous human ever. She was adored by cast and crew because she always wore her heart on her sleeve. There's nothing she wouldn't do for those she loved."

Ross joined the Atlanta spin-off of “Little Women: L.A.” in 2016. Co-star Tonya Banks paid tribute on social media, writing, “Ms Minnie you will be missed RIH girlie. My condolences to her friends and family #LWATL #Lifetime #msminnie #gonetosoon."

Ross is survived by her mother, grandmother, aunt, and uncle.