Paul Walker, star of the "Fast and Furious" films, died Saturday in a single-car accident and explosion.
According to TMZ,, the actor died in a car accident and explosion in Southern California. The online report states the accident occurred in Santa Clarita, just north of Los Angeles. The actor was reportedly riding in a Porsche that lost control for an unknown reason and hit a post or tree before bursting into flames.
Multiple sources have told TMZ that Walker and another person were killed in the accident. At this point, it is unclear what caused the accident or who exactly was behind the wheel when it took place.
Actor Paul Walker, best known for his role in the Fast and Furious franchise, died on Saturday afternoon after a car accident in Valencia, CA. He was 40 years old.
“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 »
According to the report, the actor was in Santa Clarita for a car show to support the relief effort for the Philippines typhoon and was taking friends for rides in a new Porsche. The crash took place during a test drive