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Paul Walker

Autopsy Report

Horrifying Injuries

1/3/2014 1:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Paul Walker's entire body was charred through the skin it was burned so badly ... this according to the autopsy ... burned so bad none of his organs were suitable for donation.

According to the report ... obtained by TMZ ... Walker's body was laying supine in the passenger seat in a "pugilistic stance" -- that's a defensive position, as if he were bracing himself for impact.

He had multiple fractures throughout his body, including his jaw, collarbone, and left upper arm.  There were also various ribs and pelvic fractures.

The report concludes Walker died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries" sustained from the Nov. 30 crash in Santa Clarita, CA.

According to the report, the L.A. County Coroner is preserving portions of Paul's organs in a jar -- sources tell us tissues are kept for a certain period of time in case of lawsuits.

Roger Rodas -- the driver -- suffered major head trauma with the top portion of his skull fractured and his brain exposed.

No alcohol or drug traces were found in either body.

The report also says there was "scant soot in Walker's trachea" -- suggesting he took a few breaths after impact.  Sources close to the investigation, however, tell TMZ, they believe both men died almost immediately.

And the report goes on ... Paul had 14% carbon monoxide saturation in his blood stream ... the normal level is 2%.  Roger had 10%.

According to the report ... after impact the car spun 180 degrees, struck a tree and nearly tore in half before exploding in flames.

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181.

Denese    

Princess Diana's driver, Henri Paul, had a carbon monoxide level of approx. 15%. All reports says he died instantly too.

230 days ago
182.

stogie    

the report had two words: CRISPY CRITTER

230 days ago
183.

Texas Gal    

For Gods' sake, STOP already; we don't need the sordid details....and his daughter and family d a m n sure don't. Give it a rest; go chase some Kardashian trash; something you're very good at.

230 days ago
184.

stogie    

the report had two words: CRISPY CRITTER

230 days ago
185.

L.A.    

...I see a bearded face, in the branches of the tree, looking down on the car...wow!

230 days ago
186.

Steven    

I think we all know why he died! JESUS.

230 days ago
187.

Dead@27    

Man nuts roasting on an open fire,
Fiery Flames are nipping on your nose,
Fast Furious flames are consuming the Porsche,
And folks taking pics like frigging tourists.

Everybody knows a fast crash and some gasoline,
Help to make the season bright.
Crispy Tater tots with their eyes all aglow,
Will find it hard to sleep tonight.

They know that Santa's on his way;
He's loaded lots of drugs and hookers on his sleigh.
And every mother's child is gonna spy,
To see if actors really know how to fly.

230 days ago
188.

Natacha    

Why are so many people commenting about how the TMZ people are disguising? If you are so tired of what they do, don't click on their articles. Some people such as my self WANT to hear the details, and that's why I read them. I WANT to know what happened so I can have peace of mind, and have some of my questions answered.

229 days ago
189.

Steve Gold    

you can't tell me these guys were only going 45 mph. no way in heck you sustain these injuries at that slow speed. those are 80-100mph injuries

229 days ago
190.

Natacha    

I hope they are with God now. : '(

229 days ago
191.

GothamGirl    

Good gawd! The endless providing of minutiae! This is not news TMZ, it disgusting reporting!

229 days ago
192.

maria gentile    

Please let him rest in peace. He was a beautiful human being inside and out. RIP

229 days ago
193.

Namers2    

Who gives a ****, who gives a ****.

229 days ago
194.

KheSahn068    

Now this is an easy one!

How about the cause of death was stupidity on part of the driver causing a 95mph chunk of metal to slam into a tree and burn to a crsip.

They should call this one "Packed and Fried!"

229 days ago
195.

Word-Up    

Keeping it classy tmz

229 days ago
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