'Chicago Fire' actress Molly Glynn killed by falling tree during bike ride

This photo provided by Cathy Taylor Public Relations, Inc., shows Molly Glynn. Glynn, an accomplished Chicago theater actress who also played a recurring role as a doctor on the TV series "Chicago Fire," has died after a tree toppled by a powerful storm struck her as she rode her bike in a forest park. Glynn's husband called the emergency dispatcher just before 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, to say his wife had been injured, Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. She was 46. (AP Photo/Cathy Taylor Public Relations, Inc.)

Story highlights

  • Most of Molly Glynn's acting career was spent on the stages of Chicago
  • "Molly got hit by a falling tree while we were biking," her husband said on Facebook
  • "I couldn't save her. She's gone," he wrote Saturday
Actress Molly Glynn, who played an emergency room doctor on several "Chicago Fire" episodes, died from injuries after a tree fell on her during a storm, her husband said.
Glynn, 46, was on a bike ride on a suburban Chicago trail with her husband, Joe Foust, when the accident happened, Foust said in a Facebook posting Friday afternoon.
"Friends, this is the darkest day of my life," Foust, also an actor, wrote. "Things will never be the same. Molly got hit by a falling tree while we were biking. At hospital now. Prognosis is grim."
The Chicago T