BREAKING NEWS: Coroner Reports
Harry Harman, the coroner for Lexington County, South Carolina, released the causes of death for the pilot, co-pilot, as well as the other two passengers aboard the ill-fated Learjet.
Pilot Sarah Lemmon and co-pilot James Bland died of smoke inhalation and burns suffered in the crash.
Chris “Lil’ Chris” Baker, Travis’s assistant and Charles Still, a security guard, both of whom were friends and professional colleagues of Travis and DJ AM, were both said to have died as a result of impact-related injuries.
Harman said that Chris died from a cervical neck fracture caused by blunt force trauma to the head and neck, and Charles succumbed to acute subdural hematoma caused by blunt force trauma to the head.