"One Tree Hill" actress Bevin Prince, 40, opened up about her husband's death in July on Friday during an appearance on the "1 on 1 with John Evans" podcast.

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Prince shared how her "One Tree Hill" costar Hilarie Burton, 40, supported her through the "absolute living nightmare."

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Prince's late husband, William Friend, 33, died after being struck by lightning in Wilmington, North Carolina, according to the National Lightning Safety Council.

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Friend served as CEO of digital media company Bisnow before his sudden death.

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Prince revealed that when Burton found out about her husband's death, the "One Tree Hill" star went above and beyond to support her friend.

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"Hilarie got in her car when she found out my husband had passed and drove straight to my house overnight

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she said on the podcast. "She showed up on my door, and she was like, 'Okay, what can I do?'

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Burton, who lives in Upstate New York, drove nearly 700 miles to Wilmington, North Carolina to support Burton in the days following her husband's death.

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Burton played Peyton Sawyer on the hit CW series from 2003 to 2009, where she met Prince. Prince portrayed the "One Tree Hill" character Bevin from 2003 to 20012, when the series ended.

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