comScore
★ What is Gossip Cop? Find out!

Paul Walker Official Cause of Death: Trauma on Impact, Injuries From Fire

Truth rating: 10

(Getty Images)

(Getty Images)

Paul Walker was officially killed by the combined effect of “traumatic injuries” sustained on impact and “thermal injuries” from fire during his fatal car crash over the weekend.

The Los Angeles County Coroner announced the late actor’s autopsy results on Wednesday.

Walker died as the passenger in a car driven by friend Roger Rodas, who crashed the Porsche into a light pole in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Rodas died on impact and the fire did not contribute to his death, according to the coroner’s report.

Both men were positively identified by dental records.

Their deaths have been ruled an accident.

A toxicology report is expected in six to eight weeks.

Investigators are still trying to piece together what caused the high-speed single vehicle accident.

Follow @GossipCop on Twitter!

Like us on Facebook!

You might like:


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. Geekosystem
  4. SportsGrid
  5. The Mary Sue
  6. The Braiser
CloseSubscribe to Gossip Cop's newsletter: