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Paul Walker Dead at 40 - 'Fast & Furious' Star Dies in Car Crash

Paul Walker Dead at 40 - 'Fast & Furious' Star Dies in Car Crash

Paul Walker has died at the age of 40 after he was involved in a single-car accident and explosion on Saturday (November 30) in Southern California, according to TMZ.

The Fast and the Furious actor was in a Porsche when the driver lost control and slammed into a post or tree in Santa Clarita. The car then burst into flames. Paul and another person who was in the car were both killed.

It is not clear right now what caused the accident or who was behind the wheel.

Paul was in town to attend a car show to support the Philippines typhoon relief effort and he was taking friends out for drives in his new Porsche GT car. The crash happened during one of the test drives that afternoon.

Paul is survived by his 15-year-old daughter Meadow, who he had with a former girlfriend.

We send our condolences out to all of Paul‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

UPDATE: Read the statement released by Paul Walker‘s team confirming his death.

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108 Responses to “Paul Walker Dead at 40 - 'Fast & Furious' Star Dies in Car Crash”

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  1. 51
    Steve Hachem Says:

    i was just watching the fast and furious series yesterday, and now this happened…

  2. 52
    Lisa Says:

    This is horrible. He was one of my favorite actors because he was so down to earth.

  3. 53
    Laura Says:

    http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/paul-walker-dead-at-40-fast-and-the-furious-actor-dies-in-car-accident-report-20133011

    NBC, ABC and other media outlets are all reporting it.

  4. 54
    anon Says:

    OMG no! RIP

  5. 55
    reeven Says:

    OMG IS true!!! : ( this is sooooo sad RIP Paul.

  6. 56
    Haters Suck! Says:

    His official twitter just confirmed it. It’s true, he’s gone. Rip Paul. So sad.

  7. 57
    Warped Says:

    This is horrible! So terribly sad.

  8. 58
    Fifi Says:

    Very sad news…I always thought he was incredibly handsome.

  9. 59
    Kook Says:

    @Anna Marie Gauthier: It’s on all the sites.

  10. 60
    Stephania Says:

    I cant believe it! RIP Paul :(

  11. 61
    Rose Says:

    Terrible way for his rep team to spread the news. They should’ve been the first ones confirming/reporting the death. And I hate how reps confirm everything via twitter – their clients deserve better then that. RIP Paul. How very sad.

  12. 62
    Sheri Says:

    ABC and other reputable news sources are confirming this is true

  13. 63
    kylie Says:

    Actor Paul Walker, the 40-year-old star of Universal Pictures’ “Fast and Furious” movie franchise, was killed in a single-car crash in California Saturday, according to a post on his official Facebook page.
    Walker was a passenger in a friend’s car while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide, the post read. Both lost their lives.
    “Sadly I must confirm that Paul did pass away today in a car accident,” Walker’s representative Ame Van Iden told NBC News.

  14. 64
    Sheri Says:

    His rep confirms this is true.

  15. 65
    Susan Says:

    Very sad. My condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.

  16. 66
    Camy Says:

    So sad, I’m really shocked… R.I.P Paul Walker, I hope you can drive and race forever in Heaven :’(

  17. 67
    Sunny Says:

    This is so heartbreaking, my thoughts go to everyone connected to him. I so wish this was a hoax like it was reported earlier but its not, so crushing and sad. RIP Paul.

  18. 68
    sowhat55 Says:

    who cares?

  19. 69
    Brittany Says:

    Oh my god! What the hell?! Is this for real?

  20. 70
    Janie Says:

    First time I saw him was in the movie She’s All That and I thought he was adorable. So terrible he lost his life so young with so much more to do. RIP

  21. 71
    JJ THE EXPAT Says:

    Stunned and speechless. You don’t check out at 40. I loved him in Joy Ride. Man … so sad.

  22. 72
    Heather Says:

    R.I.P Paul

  23. 73
    kelly Says:

    so sad heart goes out to his family rip paul

  24. 74
    Susan Says:

    It’s true people. I cant even believe how quick wikipedia updates info. They wrote the death details already.

  25. 75
    Tobias Mort Says:

    So does that mean the Porsche failed its test drive?

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