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'Buckwild' Star

It's Official ... Carbon Monoxide Killed Him

4/2/2013 12:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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West Virginia police have just confirmed what TMZ reported yesterday ... "Buckwild" star Shain Gandee died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

A rep for the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office released a statement saying Shain's autopsy was completed today. The death was ruled an accident.

Shain's uncle and a male friend also died while inside Shain's 1984 Bronco, which had stalled out in mud while the crew went off-roading over the weekend. The truck's exhaust pipe had apparently been submerged in mud, causing the gas to leak back into the car.

As we previously reported ... the 21-year-old reality show star as well as the two others were found dead yesterday morning by a passing ATV rider. 

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Marvin    

OOPS

485 days ago
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BigBubba2274    

I am still confused with this whole thing.... If his Bronco got stuck in the mud, why wouldn't he just switch off the ignition and then try to roll down a window? If they are power windows, roll down the windows and then cut the power.... I understand that he was probably trying to get out of the mud, but after several failed attempts, he should've known better and just given up and wait for help.

485 days ago
3.

Sashatree    

Just goes to show you can't fix stupid.

485 days ago
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Seewhathappenedwas    

RIP

485 days ago
5.

sidebar    

Alcohol had nothing to do with it eh? Who goes 4 wheeling at 3 in the morning unless they are drunk or stoned.

485 days ago
6.

ChitownCletus    

Discuss this tragedy in depth at tmzchat dot com

485 days ago
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Kyle    

So Sad R.I.P my Friend!!!

485 days ago
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ralph    

So why didnt the Neanderthals get out the car dumb crackers.

485 days ago
9.

Los Pepes    

Real cause of death
Drunken Stupidity

485 days ago
10.

Jack    

Thought that question would have been on the GED exam, what to do if your SUV gets stuck in the mud while off-roading. Answer: open the windows or shut the car off, genius.

485 days ago
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Areader    

My prayers go out to the families and friends.

485 days ago
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ralph    

Why didnt the Neanderthals get out the bronco dumb cracker.

485 days ago
13.

Mrugowsky    

What an embarrassing way to die-as an obscure statistic. Still don't understand why they didn't just open or break out a window or call for help. Did none of them even have a cell phone at least ??? WTF ???

485 days ago
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Jack    

Wonder if O.J. was the third unidentified person.

485 days ago
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Skins    

Feel bad for the kid and his family, but what a stupid way to die

485 days ago
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