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Jeff Conaway has passed away at 60 after being placed in a medically induced coma two weeks ago from a possible Â drug overdose. Â Jeff had previously went on Celebrity Rehab to combat some of his addictions but to no avail! He was on lifeÂ supportÂ and was removed yesterday.
According to People,
Jeff Conaway, the long-troubled actor fromÂ Grease and TV’sÂ Taxiwho waged a public battle with cocaine, painkillers and alcohol, died Friday at age 60.
TheÂ Celebrity Rehab alum had been in a medically induced coma inÂ critical condition after he was foundÂ unconscious earlier this month.
“Jeff was taken off life-support [Thursday] afternoon,” his manager, Phil Brock, tells PEOPLE. “His family chose to take him off of life-support based on advice from physicians. They thought for several days that the situation was hopeless.”
Conaway died at 10:30 a.m. at a Los Angeles-area hospital. He was surrounded by his sisters, nieces and nephews, Brock says.
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