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NEW YORK (AP) – Lena Dunham is mourning the death of actor Nick Lashaway, who appeared in an episode of Dunham’s, “Girls.”

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The MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts reports the 28-year-old Lashaway was killed in a car accident in Framingham on Sunday evening.

In an Instagram post Wednesday that features a shot of Dunham and Lashaway from a season two episode of the HBO comedy, Dunham calls Lashaway “a talented, funny and kind person” and says she’ll remember “his playful smile” and “easy instincts.”

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Actor Nick Lashaway attends the 2013 YouTube Music awards in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Actor Nick Lashaway attends the 2013 YouTube Music awards in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Aside from “Girls,” Lashaway starred as a young Fox Mulder in a 1998 episode of “The X-Files.” He also had small roles in films including Steve Carell’s “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “The Last Song,” which co-starred Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.

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