On Nov. 30, 2013, reps for Paul Walker confirmed the actor died in a fiery car crash at approximately 3:30 p.m. in Los Angeles County, Ca. Walker had attended a charity event for Philippine relief sponsored by his organization Reach Out Worldwide earlier that day. At some point, Walker and another passenger were in a Porsche that crashed into a pole or tree causing the vehicle to burst in flames. The identity of the other person is not currently public information. The actor gained worldwide fame in the “Fast and Furious” film series and was currently filming the 7th installment.
Response to the tragic news has been met with shock, sadness, and general disbelief. At first, many thought the news was an Internet death hoax. An official statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office confirmed the accident and reps for Walker went public through email responses, Facebook and Twitter accounts and verified the sad news.
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Walker was 40-years-old. He leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter Meadow.
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