The POLICE drama Blue Bloods has been on screens since 2010 and has seen many characters come and go.
But the shocking death of a beloved character took fans by surprise – let’s take a look at how Linda fared Reaganplayed by Amy Carlson, has died.
How did Linda Reagan die on Blue Bloods?
Linda’s character was killed off-screen in a helicopter crash between seasons 6 and 7 of Blue Bloods.
Her son mentioned his mother’s death in the episode “Cutting Losses” while speaking to his therapist.
Her character was killed because actress Amy Carlson decided not to renew her contract.
But the sudden death upset many fans, with one tweeting: “Wait… what?! Linda is dead? It’s so confusing…”
Another said: “Ten minutes into the Blue Bloods season premiere and Linda is dead!
Why Did Actress Amy Carlson Leave Blue Bloods?
Actress Amy Carter decided to leave the show after season six for a perfectly normal reason.
Her contract hadn’t been renewed, so she decided to step down and pursue other projects.
Other cast members’ contracts expired in the seventh season but chose to resign.
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What other shows has Amy Carlson been on?
Amy has had many appearances on other shows, most notably crime shows like Blue Bloods.
She was in the third watch& Assignment: Trial by Jury, FBI: Most Wanted, NCIS, Green Lanter, Get Real and A Bread Factory.
She began her acting career in 1993 when she made her acting debut in the soap opera Another World.
Amy lives in New York with her longtime partner Syd Butler and has two children.
Who is in the cast of Blue Bloods?
Donnie Wahlberg has been with Blue Bloods since its inception the cast of the show.
Bridget Moynahan portrays Blue Bloods character Erin Reagan.
Estes Nipper has played New York City Police Officer Jameson “Jamie” Reagan since 2010.
Legendary actor Tom Selleck portrays the role of Frank Reagan in the popular seriesshow.
Andrew Terraciano is an American actor and model best known for his portrayal of Sean Reagan in Blue Bloods.
Joining Andrew Terraciano is his real brother Tony Terraciano, 21, who plays the role of Jack Reagan, Sean’s brother.