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Paul Walker

Autopsy Report

Horrifying Injuries

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


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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al baby    

Kanya West said he was the most burned up white dude OF ALL TIME

260 days ago

jedd wilson    

ok,i was wondering if he was still i just need to know where lindsay was smoking crack last night.

260 days ago


guh and really, this video clip again posted by the pansy-f-a-ggot.

260 days ago


Ironically Tragic.

260 days ago


Yes, it's a tragedy & my heart goes out to both men's families but hopefully, with his level of celebrity, it will discourage someone from driving fast & possibly save some lives.

260 days ago


Damn tmz hope u guys burn hell let pw rip

260 days ago

Girly Skwerly    

The pugilistic stance is not one he put himself in, it is a result of muscle contracture due to heat. The bone fractures can also be due to extreme heat. Please check into this and alter the article accordingly. He was not in that physical stance due to his own movement.

260 days ago

PJ in Texas    

No **** ... he burned ... of course they were horrific. TMZ you really need to watch what you right. It is getting stupid.

260 days ago


TMZ, you need to stop. You have become disgusting, have you no shame or concern of the families of the dead.

260 days ago


A pugilistic stance doesn't mean he was bracing for impact. A pugilistic stance happens to bodies that are exposed to extreme heat during a fire. The body naturally goes into that position because the extreme heat shrinks the muscles and draws the limbs towards the torso. :)

260 days ago


Even with all of this information people will still speed and drive dangerously.

260 days ago


It took me 3 years to read my father's autopsy because I didn't want to know all the details. His death was far less tragic than Paul's but now all these stalls are out there for his 15 year old daughter & her classmates. Stay klassy, tmz.

260 days ago


I love the idiots trying to sham TMZ for publishing the public information details of an autopsy that relevant to a major story. Hate to break it to you, but TMZ is not going to shield you from life or change or diapers.

260 days ago


really awful he had to suffer like that. RIP

260 days ago


Their charred carcasses should be required viewing in high school driver's education classes.

260 days ago
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