Anton Yelchin (right) died two years ago at the age of 27. Photo by Philippe Berdalle via Flickr.

From The Eastsider.

A USC cystic fibrosis clinic at Keck Hospital  in Boyle Heights was named after the late Star Trek star Anton Viktorovich Yelchin, who died two years ago at the age of 27.

Yelchin’s foundation, which is run by his parents, donated $1 million to the clinic  that treated him for a decade. The Russian-born “Star Trek” film star died in a freak car accident at his home in Studio City.

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Photo above: Anton Yelchin (right) in 2011. By Philippe Berdalle via Flickr.

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