She was 65.
“We’re heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and mindless passing,” David Williams, her supervisor, mentioned in a press release. “She was a lady of nice spirit, kindness and generosity and devoted to her work, whether or not on stage or in entrance of a digital camera and much more so to her spouse, household and associates. We have been blessed to have had her in our lives.
Banes is survived by her spouse, Kathryn Kranhold, who paid tribute in a touching publish on Twitter.
“The scooter then fled the situation, persevering with north sure. There are not any arrests and the investigation stays ongoing,” the NYPD mentioned in a launch.
Williams beforehand instructed CNN his understanding was that Banes was on her method to go to Juilliard, her alma mater, and Lincoln Middle Theater when she was injured.
CNN’s Lisa France contributed to this report.