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Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin’s relatives sue carmaker

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Yelchin was killed by his possess Jeep Cherokee during his Los Angeles home

The relatives of actor Anton Yelchin are suing a makers of his car, after it rolled downhill and killed him.

Yelchin, who played Pavel Chekov in a rebooted Star Trek films, died during his home in Los Angeles in June.

A prejudicial genocide lawsuit filed by his relatives opposite Fiat Chrysler says a rigging changer on his Jeep was defective.

In April, a association removed 1.1m vehicles opposite a universe over concerns that they could hurl divided after drivers exit.

Yelchin did not write a will before he died and left behind a $1.4m (£1.06m) estate, according to justice papers filed by his parents.

Court annals uncover Victor and Irina Yelchin filed to turn administrators of their son’s estate on Friday.

The filing states Yelchin left behind during slightest $641,000 in personal skill and had $731,000 in equity in his home.

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Yelchin seemed in a rebooted Star Trek franchise

The 27-year-old died when his automobile struck him after rolling retrograde down a high drive, pinning him opposite a section postbox post and a confidence fence.

The car that killed Yelchin was one of those theme to a remember since a rigging shifters confused drivers, causing a vehicles to hurl divided unexpectedly.

Fiat Chrysler offering their sympathies to Yelchin’s family in a statement, though pronounced it could not criticism on their skeleton for a lawsuit.

The association combined it was speeding adult a remember of a vehicle.


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