Anna-Maria had been a top Swedish model, but was in the process of
transitioning to other creative endeavors while living in NYC the past
two years, reports The Daily News. .
She was riding her bike on Main Street on Roosevelt Island, where she lived when she was struck by a bus, the driver of whch made a sudden left turn and according to the NYPD failed to yield, though no charges were filed against the driver.
Anna-Maria later died of her injuries in the hospital, surrounded by friends and family. The Daily Mail reported:
...Her friend Timothy Philips told the New York Daily News: 'They are making preparations to donate her organs, which will save a lot of lives.'
arriving at hospital he said that the family, who have flown in from
Sweden, have received an 'outpouring of love' and that the walls of her
room are covered in notes and photos.
Mostrom, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, has
undergone two surgeries to stop the bleeding in her brain and is on full
Mr Philips also wrote on Facebook:'Thank you all for showering AnnaMaria with so much love and hope from near and far.
family and many of her friends are gathered here with her now and the
staff of the hospital says that they have never witnessed such an
outpouring of love and affection for anyone before.
'Please know someone has been at her side every moment since her arrival, she has never been alone.
'The walls of her room are covered with notes and photos as flowers are not allowed in intensive care.
'Even at 3am last night there were ten loved ones beside her bed.
'The light within her is fading but her star shines brighter than ever.
'Open your eyes and heart wide and you may just see it in a flower or a bell like laugh on the breeze.
'Please keep Anna Maria in your thoughts, your love guides her path now as her spirit reaches its destination.'
He added that staff have told them to 'hope for a miracle' as they have never seen someone recover from similar injuries.