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Bruce Jenner was shaken after the fatal car accident in which a person was killed. Getty Images

Bruce Jenner could face criminal charges after a car crash he was involved in left one person dead and another seven injured, TMZ reports.

According to the celebrity news site, the reality star is being investigated by law enforcement officials, who have viewed a video of the incident captured by a dashboard camera.

The recording, which is now in the possession of police, allegedly shows Jenner's Cadillac Escalade striking both cars, propelling one into the path of on-coming traffic.

If convicted, the 65-year-old former Olympian faces up to six years in prison in California.

In the wake of the collusion, which occurred on the on the Pacific Coast Highway, Jenner admitted he was left shaken by the "devastating tragedy".

"My heartfelt and deepest sympathies go out to the family and loved ones, and to all of those who were involved or injured in this terrible accident," he said in a statement released to Us Weekly.

"It is a devastating tragedy and I cannot pretend to imagine what this family is going through at this time. I am praying for them. I will continue to cooperate in every way possible."

Officers reportedly asked Jenner to take a sobriety test by walking in a straight line along the highway, which he is said to have passed.

Following reports that Kim Kardashian's step-father, who walked away from the crash uninjured, may have been using his mobile phone at the time of impact, his publicist refuted the claims.

"The evidence will show that Bruce was not texting at the time of the accident," Alan Nierob said in a statement.

The former athlete has been making headlines in recent months thanks to speculation that he is transitioning into a woman. He is expected to address his gender identity in a forthcoming televised interview.