The star of “The Fast and the Furious” movie franchise and a passenger died after his vehicle crashed into a tree his agent confirmed to the Daily News.
“The Fast and the Furious” movie star Paul Walker has died in a car accident Saturday afternoon in southern California, his agent confirmed to the Daily News.
He was 40.
Paul Walker, who visited “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on May 24, died Saturday in a single car accident in Santa Clarita Saturday.
The L.A. County Sherriff’s Office is still investigating and said the county’s coroner office will make any announcement. No one was immediately available for comment Saturday night.
“All of us at Universal are heartbroken,” Universal Pictures, the studio behind “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, said in a statement Saturday night.
Firefighters spray water on the wreckage of the Porsche that crashed in Valencia, Calif., on Saturday.
A Porsche GT like the one Paul Walker was driving at a car show in California when he died Saturday, according to TMZ. Walker was raising money for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
A sheriff’s deputy at the scene of a crash in Valencia, Calif., where Paul Walker and another person were killed when a Porsche crashed Saturday.
Paul Walker, 40, reportedly died in a car accident in California on Saturday afternoon. Here, Walker attends the “Fast & Furious 6″ world premiere in London, England, on May 7.
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