Paul died in a fiery car crash on Nov. 30, while driving with his buddy Roger Rodas. The 40-year-old will be remembered by his family and fans all over the world.
Paul Walker loved racing cars, it was his hobby, his onscreen job and it tragically took his life. The young actor was a passenger in a red Porsche Carerra GT when they lost control of the vehicle and split a tree in half. They were both pronounced dead on the scene. Paul, who has starred in over 25 hit films, leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter Meadow, and countless fans. HollywoodLife.com has compiled photos of his life cut short, including pictures from the tragic crash.
Paul Walker’s Tragic Crash: Eyewitness Reveals Details
Paul and Roger Rodas, who was behind the wheel of the red Porsche Carerra GT, were both killed after they lost control of the vehicle. The car split a tree in half and HollywoodLife.com spoke to an eyewitness who was there on the scene.
“We were missed getting hit by them by like 30 seconds,” the eyewitness tells us. “The car burst into flames immediately and split a tree in half. The flames were way too big and fast-moving.”
His family released the following statement hours after his death:
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
‘The Fast and the Furious’ Will Honor Paul In Seventh Movie
Paul was in the middle of filming the seventh film which is slated to come out in July 2014. Now HollywoodLife.com has learned that they will honor the late star.
“Many people within the production haven’t even heard the tragic news because of the holidays, but its almost positive that the movie will still move forward in his honor,” a source close to the film’s told us. “Once people get back to work on Monday, many meetings will be happening.”
This is all just so sad, our thoughts go out to his family and friends.
— Chloe Melas
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