Star Trek and Green Room actor Anton Yelchin was found dead earlier this morning in an unusual car accident. According to TMZ, Yelchin was pinned to death by his own car.
After becoming concerned due to a lack of correspondence, Yelchin’s friends visited his San Fernando Valley home sometime after midnight and discovered him pinned between his car and a brick mailbox, which was attached to a security gate.
Local police have said that the engine was found running when his corpse was discovered, and that the car had been put into neutral. The combination of that and Yelchin’s steeply inclined driveway are believed to have been the cause of his death. Police do not suspect foul play at this time.
Yelchin was 27 years old.