Anton Yelchin Dead At 27 After Freak Car Accident

Anton Yelchin passed away after being involved in a freak accident.

The ‘Star Trek‘ star was 27.

According to TMZ, the actor died early on Sunday morning, June 19, 2016, after getting pinned by his own car.

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Yelchin’s body was discovered by his friends.

Getting worried because the actor didn’t show up to a meeting, they went to his house to check up on him.

They arrived to Anton’s house in San Fernando Valley at around 1 AM and what they found was a tragic sight. TMZ reports that the actor’s body was “pinned between his car and a mailbox pillar, which was attached to a security gate.”

According to police reports, the engine was still running and the car was in neutral.

No other details have been provided so far.

Police do not suspect foul play.

May he rest in peace.