The handsome star of Fast and Furious – Paul Walker, 40-years old – has died in a car crash in Los Angeles, CA according to TMZ. It was reported that he lost control of his Porsche and it crashed into a tree, caught fire and exploded.
It was also confirmed by his official Twitter and Facebook account:
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
Reportedly, he was doing it for charity to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Sources close to Paul tell us he was in Santa Clarita for a car show to support the Philippines typhoon relief effort, and had been taking friends out for rides in his new Porsche GT. The accident happened during one of those test spins.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com#ixzz2mC4MP59d
Rest in peace Paul Walker!