Paul Walker dies in fatal car crash in California



Paul Walker, star of the successful and long running franchise ” Fast and Furious” has died in a fatal crash in California today at 3:30pm California time.

The 40 year old actor was a passenger in a friend’s Porsche when it lost control and crashed into a tree in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles, killing both driver and passenger when it became engulfed in flames.

A relative of Walker posted on the official Facebook page that the actor was en route to an event in honor of his charity to raise money for relief of the typhoon affected communities of the Philippines.

“We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news,” the relative said.

“Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time.”

Universal Studio’s, who manage the Fast and Furious movie series made a statement expressing their heartbreak at the loss of Walker.

“Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the Fast and Furious films, and to countless fans,” it said.

Our deepest condolences and warmest wishes extend to the family and friends of Paul Walker.


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