As fans continue to mourn the death of Paul Walker, a memorial service is being organized for Sunday, Dec. 8. The LA Times published a story about the rally on Dec. 8. Not surprisingly, the rally is expected to draw thousands of visitors.
While the LA police department will be responsible for ensuring that public safety laws are enforced at the event, they understand that fans have a natural urge to visit the site where their beloved actor perished. The event was organized through a Facebook campaign. The rally is expected to start in Santa Clarita at 1 P.M., and about 6,000 fans are expected to attend the memorial event.
Sheriff’s deputies understand many people are choosing to visit the site to assist in the grieving process. Yet it is important to take legal safety measures to help avoid injury to people in the area,” Los Angeles Sheriff Department
Paul Walker was tragically killed in an high speed automobile accident on Nov. 30. The accident occurred when Walker’s friend, Roger Rodas, 38, lost control of the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, and crashed the car into a tree. While Rodas is believed to have died instantly, the autopsy revealed that Paul Walker died from a combination of internal injuries and thermal traumas.
Sadly, friends close to Walker believed the actor was close to leaving the acting profession. According to reports, the success of the “Fast and Furious” franchise had given him the financial freedom to spend more time with his daughter. Those close to him believed that his role in “Fast and Furious 7” would have been his last major acting role.