Truth Behind Paul Walker's Death: How Did It Happen?

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By Sonalee singh | December 5, 2013 5:25 PM EST

An autopsy result of Paul Walker's death has been released. The results have been confirmed by the medical authorities of Los Angeles. According to the report, the 40-year-old star succumbed to traumatic and thermal injuries. 

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has revealed an official autopsy report that stated Roger and Paul couldn't survive the harrowing thermal injuries.

In a report by, Captain Kades from LA County Coroner's Department said, "What thermal injuries basically means is that the bodies were SEVERELY burned. When we say traumatic injuries, these injuries are consistent with injuries that typically occur in traffic accidents. They were SEVERELY burned."

It was rumored that Walker's autopsy result were out on December 3 but they were kept under the sheets. However, L.A. County Coroner's Lieutenant Fred Corral exposed the results to

"We've been extremely busy here. The only time we would put someone's autopsy on security hold is at the request of the police department or at our own request. We got information from our Assistant Chief [Ed Winter] that the autopsy will be complete Dec. 4."

Now that the autopsy results are out, it is confirmed that the "Fast and Furious" died due to injuries from the crash. One mystery, which still remains unsolved, is the fact whether Paul Walker or Rodas were intoxicated during the Porsche ride.

Results of consumption of any toxic substance will be available in six to eight weeks.

Meanwhile, Paul's friends and family continue to grieve his sudden demise.  His daughter Meadow Walker and girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnel are inconsolable. Reportedly, the family has taken to Mormon faith to get over the tragedy.

What's hurting the family more is the unrecognizable body of Paul. According to TMZ, "Paul's body was burned so severely that it was behind recognition."

Our heart goes out to Paul's family. We wish they come out of the trauma soon.

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