Star trek actor Alton Yelchin dead at 27 in car crash

- 6/19/2016
Another celebrity dies young.
Star trek actor Alton Yelchin has died

Star trek Actor Alton Yelchin has died at the age of 27.

The young actor best known for his role as Chekov in the new Star treck movie, was also known for other notable movie roles like Charlie Bartlett and the 2006 Alpha dog with Justin Timberlake.

The TV and movie actor died on Sunday morning.

Some of his friends were worried when he didn't show up for a scheduled rehearsal.
At about 1am, they went to his San Fernando Valley residence and were met with a shocking sight

 Yelchin was pinned between his car and brick mailbox.

The new Star trek movie  titled 'Star trek beyond' in which Alton played the character Chekov is scheduled to be released next month.

During his short career, the actor also starred in movies like Fright night, and Terminator salvation.

He was working on a TV series
Mr. Mercedes at the time of his death.

The Russian born Alton was considered a very talented rising star who will be missed.

Alton Yelchin joins an unusually high number of celebrities who have died in 2016.

 Jennifer Allen his publicist in a statement to Mirror Celeb said:
 "Actor Anton Yelchin was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning. His family requests you respect their privacy at this time."

Alton's fans around the world are devastated by this sad loss.


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