Breaking News!!: Santa Clarita, CA: Accident kills 2 people including actor Paul Walker.
Actor Paul Walker, seen in this picture from Paul Walker’s Facebook Page, has died late Saturday afternoon after a single car accident and explosion.
The accident happened in Santa Clarita, California and 40 year old Paul Walker was the passenger in the 2 seater Porsche Carrera GT and was in the area to attend a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide when the driver somehow lost control and slammed into a post or a tree and the car burst into flames.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department Station responded to that location at around 3:30pm PT and found a vehicle that had crashed into a pole or tree and was engulfed in flames.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Firefighters arrived to the location and extinguished the fire then found the 2 victims inside the vehicle and were pronounced dead at the scene.
Celebrities who worked with Paul Walker as well as his many fans around the globe are in shock and deeply sad for the lost of a great actor and
According to a posting on the Paul Walker’s Facebook Page from Team Paul Walker, “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.”
Actor Paul Walker was best known for his role in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise and Paul Walker’s death was reportedly confirmed in a statement issued by Universal Studios.
Universal Studios, which produced the films, issued a statement late Saturday evening saying, “All of us at Universal are heartbroken. Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the ‘Fast and Furious’ films, and to countless fans. We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Paul’s family.”
Paul Walker’s Representative released a statement late Saturday night says “He was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which both lost their lives.”
An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences goes out to Paul Walker’s family and friends. We all will miss you.
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