On-screen character Anton Yelchin, 27, who played Chekov in late “Star Trek” motion pictures, was killed in a monstrosity mischance early Sunday morning, police told CNN.
Yelchin, who additionally acted in “Like Crazy” and “Alpha Dog,” kicked the bucket outside his home in Los Angeles, as indicated by law authorization.
Yelchin ventured out of his auto in the garage of his Studio City home at around 1:10 a.m. PT when the auto slid in reverse and stuck him against a block column and a security wall, bringing on injury that prompted his passing, said Jennifer Houser with the Los Angeles Police Department.
“The casualty was en route to meet his companions for a practice and when he didn’t make a mockery of, his companions went to his home where they discovered him perished by his auto,” Houser told CNN. “It gives the idea that he quickly left his auto, abandoning it in the garage. He was behind the vehicle when it moved in reverse and stuck him to the block column bringing about the injury that prompted his demise.”
Houser says Yelchin’s family was informed by the companions that discovered him. She didn’t know whether the auto was running when he was found.
J.J. Abrams, whose Bad Robot Productions delivered late “Star Trek” highlights, took to twitter to voice alarm about Yelchin’s passing, saying: “Anton, you were splendid. You were caring. You were amusing as hellfire, and remarkably capable. What’s more, you weren’t here almost sufficiently long. Missing you…”
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) June 19, 2016
Different companions, performing artists and big names additionally brought to online networking with their sympathies.
“Crushed to catch wind of the splendid Anton Yelchin. He was insightful, kind, and talented. My musings and petitions are with his family,” posted performing artist Chris Evans.
Crushed to catch wind of the splendid Anton Yelchin. He was insightful, kind, and talented. My musings and petitions are with his family.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) June 19, 2016
I ate with Anton Yelchin 2 evenings prior we discussed shooting together and making motion pictures he is an extraordinary person extremely pitiful to see him go.
— Tyler Shields (@tylershields) June 19, 2016
“I ate with Anton Yelchin 2 evening’s back we discussed shooting together and making films he is an incredible person extremely miserable to see him go,” Tyler Shields said.
Tear Anton Yelchin (3.11.89 – 6.19.2016) pic.twitter.com/bJQ98GtdIF
— Ms. Marya E. Doors (@oldfilmsflicker) June 19, 2016