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Richardson died of blow to head

Death ruled an accident by medical examiner

The New York City medical examiner’s office says actress Natasha Richardson died of blunt impact to the head.

The Tony Award-winning actress died Wednesday after falling on a ski slope in Canada.

Medical examiner spokeswoman Ellen Borakove says the death was ruled an accident. The cause of death was “epidural hematoma due to blunt impact to the head.”

Funeral arrangements for the 45-year-old actress will be handled by the Greenwich Village Funeral Home.

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