American Horror Story star Ben Woolf has died in hospital while recovering from surgery to repair injuries he sustained after he was struck by a car in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old actor's head was clipped by a car's wing mirror while he was crossing a street on 19 February (15), and he was admitted to a hospital in critical condition.

Woolf underwent surgery and was believed to be out of danger, but he died on Monday (23Feb15) after suffering a stroke.