The Patriot's Skye McCole Bartusiak Died of Accidental Overdose

October 14, 2014 2:36 AM

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E! News confirms that officials have ruled that the 21-year-old, who was best known for her role as Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in the 2000 film The Patriot, died of an accidental overdose. The primary cause of death was the "combined toxic effects of hydrocodone and difluoroethane with carisoprodol."

According to the National Institutes of Health, Hydrocodone is found in pain killers, carisoprodol is a muscle relaxant and difluroethane is an inhalant found in household products that can be used to get high.

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