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Star Trek's Anton Yelchin killed in freak car accident

Star Trek's Anton Yelchin killed in freak car accident
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Russian-born actor, Anton Yelchin, best known for playing Chekov in the new Star Trek flims has been killed following a freak car accident at his home in Los…

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Russian-born actor, Anton Yelchin, best known for playing Chekov in the new Star Trek flims has been killed following a freak car accident at his home in Los Angeles.

Police say Yelchin’s own vehicle struck him after rolling backwards down his steep driveway crushing him against a postbox and security fence.

Star Trek’s official Twitter account paid tribute to the 27-year-old actor’s death.

We're saddened to report the passing of Anton Yelchin, best known as Chekov StarTrekMovie</a> <a href="https://t.co/dgpY0gSuem">https://t.co/dgpY0gSuem</a> <a href="https://t.co/EXMCAJsKgx">pic.twitter.com/EXMCAJsKgx</a></p>&mdash; Star Trek (StarTrek) June 19, 2016

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