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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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46.

Gip    

OMG, please stop talking about this!

293 days ago
47.

PatinNJ    

Let's all say a prayer and thank God that these two mental midgets didn't kill an innocent family.

293 days ago
48.

Trooper Tom    

Was it necessary to publish this? Let the man RIP.

293 days ago
49.

kt    

Take this video down for god sakes!! Show some compassion!

293 days ago
50.

There's a problem here    

TMZ: You might be able to fool the school kids on season break but most of us can see right through your stories. The only better thing you would have gotten a hard.on about this story would have been if someone actually had pictures from inside the vehicle with the victims still in it. You'd act all sorry about it and make your regular disclaimer - IT WAS NOT OUR PHOTOGRAPHER

293 days ago
51.

Dead@27    

So in layman's terms, he curled up like a
cheap piece of bacon in a red-hot skillet.

293 days ago
52.

Jillkp    

TMZ you have zero empathy. You are not humans but money grubbing jerks. I will NO longer follow this site.

293 days ago
53.

Matt    

Just let it go TMZ. Jesus...we don't need to hear about his injuries for a 5th time. He died over a month ago. Find something else to report on and move on. Let Paul be at peace!

293 days ago
54.

Kristinajp    

Please don't report these details, the media doesn't need a visual. I tried to stop reading after the first sentence but I had hoped they would say he died so quickly he felt no pain...Instead everyone is now left with this graphic image of such a nice guy. Thanks tmz.

293 days ago
55.

Eric Cartman    

Can't wait for the 8th installment

Fast & Fiery: Torch The Porsche

293 days ago
56.

Annabelle    

Paul Died almost immediately, 'pugilistic stance' can happen even if the person is dead before they are burned. Please do your research people. The fact He had 'scant soot in his trachea' means he barely breathed long enough to suffer. 'scant' means little, minimal. R.I.P Paul.

293 days ago
57.

Spunky Funk    

After reading this I thought that the death photos were a hoax, but after looking at the again. You can clearly see that the body is Paul's. The car had been twisted and the body is lying supine in the passenger seat. Although his arms are not in front of him (as one would assume in a pugilistic stance), they are to his sides, but clearly bent from muscle contractions. The same goes for his legs. Sad.

If you don't believe the pics were real - there is a video out there (live VIDEO of the crash site) which shows the body. It wasn't photoshopped in.

293 days ago
58.

SoManyIdiots    

It's public record. It's news. This site normally follows the empty soulessness of the money worshipping Kartrashian family, or a little child named Bieber, but when they report news, people freak out. I don't get it.

293 days ago
59.

Eric Cartman    

I guess he should of "walked"

293 days ago
60.

Thia    

I'm sure Paul's estate will collect a tidy sum from the insurance carrier for his daughter. This will go a long way in settling he claim.

293 days ago
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