On May 28, 2010, former child actor Gary Coleman was pronounced dead at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. He was only 42 years old and his sudden passing left friends, family, and fans were left wondering the same thing: How did Gary Coleman really die?
Following an extensive autopsy, the results finally came in. Gary Coleman's official cause of death was ruled to have been an accident; the result of a fall. Chronic renal failure also was listed as one of the contributing factors.