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Paul Walker crash: No drugs or alcohol found, car was going over 160kmh

Published on Jan 4, 2014 3:08 AM
 
Fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the site of his fatal car accident on Nov 30, 2013, in Valencia, California. No drugs or alcohol were found in the bodies of Walker and his friend Roger Rodas after the fiery car crash that killed them in November, a coroner's report released on Jan 3, 2014, said. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - No drugs or alcohol were found in the bodies of Fast And Furious actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas after the fiery car crash that killed them in November, a coroner's report released on Friday said.

Both Mr Walker, 40, and Mr Rodas, 38, tested negative for alcohol, and drugs including cocaine, opiates and marijuana were not detected, said the report from the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

AFP reported that the car was doing over 160kmh when it crashed, nearly cutting the high-powered vehicle in half.

The 40-year-old actor’s body was charred beyond recognition and lying “in a pugilistic stance” caused by the intense heat, coroners said. Mr Walker was in the passenger seat of the car in the Nov 30 fatal accident. “The driver was driving a red Porsche Carrera GT... at an unsafe speed, approximately 100+ mph,” a full coroner’s report said, citing an investigator’s account of the crash. 

Describing Walker’s body, the report said he was “wearing remnants of a black T-shirt, a pair of black jeans and a pair of gray boxer briefs” and was “lying supine in the passenger seat.”

 
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