Entertainment News: celebrity deaths
Nelson Mandela, former South African president and anti-apartheid leader, died at age 95 on Dec. 5, 2013 and was mourned by celebrities such as Morgan Freeman, Rihanna and Kerry Washington.
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The Los Angeles County coroner's office released autopsy results on Wednesday, Dec. 4, detailing Paul Walker's cause of death.
According to the autopsy report, which was completed on Tuesday, Walker died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries." The driver, Roger Rodas, died of "multiple traumatic injuries." Both deaths have been ruled by the coroner to be accidents. Results from the toxicology tests will take another six to eight weeks.
Paul Walker's longtime co-star and friend, Vin Diesel, showed up at the late actor's crash site memorial on Monday, Dec. 2 to thanks fans for their support.
Diesel addressed fans at the Valencia, California crash site, making his first public statement about Walker, who was tragically killed along with friend and business partner Roger Rodas in accident on Nov. 30.
Paul Walker Sr., the father of Paul Walker, a star of the "Fast and Furious" movies who was killed in a car accident over the weekend, recalls in an interview with OTRC.com's parent company, KABC Television, several of his fondest members of his late son.
The 40-year-old actor and a friend both died in a fatal car crash on Saturday, Nov. 30, in Valencia, north of Los Angeles (see more details). Paul grew up in the nearby San Fernando Valley with his parents and two brothers. Check out excerpts of the interview with his father below and watch it in full by clicking on the videos.
Paul Walker, best known for his role as Brian O'Connor in the "Fast and the Furious" movies, was killed in a car accident on Saturday, Nov. 30, OTRC.com has confirmed.
The crash took place around 3:30 p.m. on a road in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. Walker had just attended a car and toy drive event in the area.