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'American Horror Story' actor Ben Woolf dies at 34

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Danielle Haynes
Actor Ben Woolf died Monday after sustaining injuries from being struck by a vehicle last week. File photo by Danny Moloshok/UPI
Actor Ben Woolf died Monday after sustaining injuries from being struck by a vehicle last week. File photo by Danny Moloshok/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Actor Ben Woolf, best known for his roles in "American Horror Story," died Monday at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 34.

The actor died from a stroke caused by injuries he sustained Thursday. He was struck in the head by the side mirror of a passing car while he was jaywalking.

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Wolf had been heavily sedated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since the incident.

"Ben was one-of-a-kind, and will never be forgotten," his rep told E! News. "The time we all shared together will be remembered forever."

"We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from all over the world for our beloved Ben. He touched so many hearts in his 34 years. His memory will live on within each of us and within his work," his family said in a statement.

Woolf is known for horror films such as Unlucky Charms, Dead Kansas and Haunting Charles Manson. He portrayed Infantata in two episodes of FX series "American Horror Story: Murder House," and starred as Meep on "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

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Some cast members from "American Horror Story" expressed their grief over Woolf's death on Twitter Monday evening.

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