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Coroner -- Blunt Force Killed Two Victims

9/22/2008 1:58 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The coroner has just released the cause of death for the four victims of Friday night's plane crash in Columbia, SC, and it's horrifying.

The Lexington County Coroner says Chris Baker, Travis Barker's assistant, died of blunt force trauma to the head and neck, and Charles Still, Barker's bodyguard, died of an acute subdural hematoma caused by blunt force trauma to the head.

The two other victims, the pilot and co-pilot, died of smoke and fume inhalation and thermal injuries.

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1.

Heene    

Holy mackeroll.

2131 days ago
2.

Nay    

This is actually almost a relief, if anything of this tragedy can be a relief. I only mean, in the years that the survivors have to process this, one of the hardest things will be "could i have saved them?" In the aftermath, you forget the impossible heat of the flames and your own injuries, and the mind tricks you into thinking you could have done more. This report indicates they died on impact, and their friends could not have saved them. Still tragic, but hopefully one less complication in the long road to recovery the two have ahead of them.

2131 days ago
3.

ME    

So sad
Thoughts and Prayers go out to all

2131 days ago
4.

I doubt it's her    

So in other words, the pilot and co-pilot burned to death.

That is indeed horrifying.

2131 days ago
5.

Really?    

May Gd watch over them and thier families during this tragic time...

2131 days ago
6.

Elvis    

oh no my heart is broken

2131 days ago
7.

meagain    

YOU MEAN THEY WERE SMOKING A BLUNT AND DIED?

2131 days ago
8.

tracey    

Looking at that picture I don't know how those two made it out.

2131 days ago
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BamaBabe    

This is very horrible. My deepest sympathy and condolenses are with the families of those who lost their lives. And, my prayers are with those who are still suffering in the hospital.

2131 days ago
10.

Phyllis    

where were they sitting on the plane?
Interesting to know how they picked the seats that they survived in.

2131 days ago
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BamaBabe    

#6 your comments show a very ignorant person. People lost their lives and all you can do it make a joke. I hopw nothing bad ever happens to you aor any of your family. Karma..........what goes around comes around.

2131 days ago
12.

meagain    

SEAT BELTS KILL PEOPLE DO NOT WEAR YOU SEAT BELTS

2131 days ago
13.

meagain    

I AGREE WITH TOPO GIGIO

2131 days ago
14.

YES WE CAN    

Karma for making me watch that crappy show.........I feel sorry for the pilots not spoiled brats

2131 days ago
15.

Beendao    

Its sad,,,deepest sympthy for the families

2131 days ago
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