Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker dies in car crash

1 Dec

Paul Walker who starred in the Fast & Furious series of action films as Brian O’Connor has been killed in a car crash.

Paul Walker, 40, was a passenger in a friend’s car which crashed north of Los Angeles. He was said to be attending a charity event at the time.

He starred in The Fast and The Furious in 2001 and featured in the sixth film in the franchise which opened in May. Walker also starred in the suspense drama Hours, a movie that is set for release this month.

The crash happened in the community of Valencia and the car was engulfed in flames when after the collision.

Two people found in the car were pronounced dead at the scene. Images showed the burned-out wreckage of a red Porsche sports car by the side of the road.

“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 organisation Reach Out Worldwide,” the statement on the actor’s Facebook page said.

“He was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which both lost their lives. We… are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news.”

Universal Pictures also issued a statement, saying studio staff were “heartbroken” by Walker’s death.

He was one of the leading protagonists along with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez.

Paul Walker is survived by his daughter Meadow
born on November 4, 1998.

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One Response to “Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker dies in car crash”

  1. ambulivictor December 1, 2013 at 9:17 am #

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