Paul Walker, 40, star of the Fast and Furious movie franchise, was killed as the passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT. According to reports, the Carrera lost control, struck a pole, and trapped Walker and the unidentified driver in the resulting fire.
Paul Walker’s representatives have left fans these words on Facebook:
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
Our sympathies go out to Walker’s family and fans. He will be missed.