Anton Yelchin: Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

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Friends, family members and loved ones laid Anton Yelchin to rest on Friday.

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According to E! News, a private funeral was held for the late actor at an undisclosed location, less than a week after he died in truly shocking fashion.

Only 27 years old at the time, Yelchin was headed out to meet some friends on Saturday night, June 18.

But his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled backwards on his driveway, pinning the actor against a brick mailbox and a security fence on his property, a police spokesperson has confirmed.

Concerned about their pal's whereabouts, those Yelchin were supposed to meet went over to his house to see what happened.

This is when they found his body.

The Los Angeles county coroner eventually came out and ruled that Yelchin's death was an accident by blunt traumatic asphyxia from the force of the car against his body.

He did not suffer, at least.

Various outlets have reported that Yelchin died with one minute of impact.

The 27-year old was best known for roles in Alpha Dog and Charlie Bartlett, as well as his recurring role of Chekov in the new Star Trek franchise.

The next edition of this franchise comes out on July 22.

Since Yelchin's sad passing, a Star Trek Beyond event in Cannes that would have featured Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana was canceled.

"His fellow actors are just so devastated," a source tells E! News.

Said Paramount Pictures via statement:

"All of us are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Anton Yelchin. Out of respect, we are withdrawing our participation in the previously announced Star Trek Beyond at Cannes Lions this week."

Director J.J. Abrams, meanwhile, Tweeted a handwritten note that read as follows:

"Anton–You were brilliant. You were kind. You were funny as hell, and supremely talented.

"And you weren't here nearly long enough. Missing you..." 

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