Megan Hilty’s Sister, Brother-in-Law & Their Child Die in Seattle Plane Crash

Thursday, 8 September 2022

Megan Hilty, a former star of the NBC musical drama Smash and

the Broadway production of Wicked, is mourning the passing of three members of her family.

The Seattle-area plane tragedy that claimed the lives of Lauren Mickel, Ross Mickel, and their young son Remy occurred on Sunday.

Seven other people were on board the jet when it crashed in Seattle's Mutiny Bay.

The United States Coast Guard disclosed the names of the crash victims on Tuesday.

where it was discovered that Ross, Remy, and Lauren were some of the travellers.

Lauren and Mickel were expecting their second child, a son.

In a statement to NBC's Seattle affiliate KING 5, the Hilty family expressed their sorrow over the passing of their loved ones and

pleaded for the public to respect their privacy.