Driver charged with killing two children and unborn baby 'kills herself'

Dorothy Bruns

Dorothy Bruns

The woman police say drove her vehicle through a Brooklyn crosswalk and killed a 1-year-old and 4-year-old child, leaving several others injured, has been found dead in her Staten Island home.

In addition to manslaughter, Bruns was charged with criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, assault and reckless driving.

Bruns suffered a seizure while stopped at a red light, promping her auto to lurch forward into the youngsters and pregnant mother.

An NYPD spokesperson confirmed to ET that police were called to Bruns' Staten Island home for a wellness check after a friend said she hadn't heard from her.

She died eight months after running over and killing five year-old Abigail Blumenstein and 20 month-old Joshua Lew at a Brooklyn crosswalk in March, CBS2 reported.

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The Broadway actress, who won a Tony Award in 2015 for her role in "The King and I", was pregnant at the time of the crash and later lost her unborn baby.

Local media reports said Burns was found Wednesday near bottles of prescription pills and what may be a suicide note, however, police would not confirm those details. Both children died in a Park Slope crash on March 5, 2018.

Prosecutors say just three weeks before the incident, doctors told Bruns not to drive for at least one year because of a medical issue.

Left, Tony Award-winning actress Ruthie Ann Blumenstein is seen with her daughter, Abigail Blumenstein.

In September 2017, Bruns struck a pedestrian in Long Island City, Queens.

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