‘Fast & Furious’ Star Paul Walker Dead At 40
'Fast & Furious' Star Paul Walker was killed Saturday afternoon (11/30) in a single-car accident that ended in an explosion in Santa Clarita, California, just north of Los Angeles.
According to reports, Walker was the passenger in a Porsche when it lost control and crashed into a tree and a light standard, causing the car to burst into flames killing Walker and the driver, whose identity is unknown at this time
Several witnesses at the scene identified Walker as the driver of the vehicle, one saying he recognized Walker when he attempted to help put the flames out caused by the wreck.
A statement confirming Walker's untimely death was posted to Paul Walker's official Facebook page:
It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives. We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news. Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time. We will do our best to keep you apprised on where to send condolences. - #TeamPW
We will update this further as the story develops.