The autopsy results of Paul Walker have revealed the official cause of death of the “Fast and Furious” actor.
Paul Walker, who died tragically in a fatal car collision on Saturday, died from the impact of the collision and the fire in the crash according to the coroner’s report. Walker and his teammate, Roger Rodas, were allegedly involved in a drag race when the pair hit a light pole. Both men were killed as a result of the collision.
Driving his 2005 Porche Carrera GT, the autopsy results that were released on Wednesday also revealed that the car was in fact driven by Rodas at the time of the accident. The car exploded into flames upon impact and also played a factor in the Walker’s death.
While the physical autopsy results have been released, it will take up to eight weeks for toxicology testing to be completed.
Meanwhile, investigators are still looking into what could have caused the car to veer off course. Authorities state that they are looking into all possibilities, including the duo being involved in a street race. Police have indicated that speed played a factor in the accident.
Paul Walker has long been an avid car enthusiast and is best known for starring in the “Fast and Furious” series that glorified street racing and fast cars. Despite his death, “Fast and Furious 7,” may still be in production as producers and writers decide how best to cope with the death of the franchise’s star.
Autopsy Results of Paul Walker Reveal Official Cause of Death.