Paul Walker's Remains Released to Family After Autopsy: Report

Celebrity News Dec. 10, 2013 AT 1:10PM
 Paul Walker attends the "Fast & Furious 6" World Premiere Paul Walker's remains have reportedly been released to his family following his autopsy earlier this month Credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Paul Walker may soon be able to rest in peace. Ten days after the actor died in a car crash at age 40, his remains have finally been released to his family, TMZ reports.

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According to the site, Walker's remains were removed from the L.A. County Coroner's Office on Monday, Dec. 9, and transported to a local mortuary. Sources tell TMZ they're now with the late star's loved ones, who will decide how and when he'll be laid to rest.

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As previously reported, the Fast & Furious actor was killed on Nov. 30, when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT in which he was a passenger crashed into a lamp post and burst into flames. An autopsy completed earlier this month indicated that the cause of death was a combination of "traumatic and thermal injuries" from both the impact of the accident and the resulting fire.

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The actor's friend Roger Rodas -- believed to be the driver -- was also killed in the crash; he died upon impact. Both deaths were ruled an accident by the medical examiner. See more stars we lost in 2013.

Walker is survived by a 15-year-old daughter, Meadow; his father, Paul Walker III; his mother, Cheryl Walker; and his siblings.

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