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‘Fast and Furious’ star Paul Walker dies at 40 in fiery car crash

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Fast and Furious star killed in Car Crash

Gone too soon Paul William Walker IV September 12, 1973 - November 30, 2013 (aged 40)

Gone too soon Paul William Walker IV
September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013 (aged 40)

American actor Paul Walker has died at the age of 40. Publicist  Ame Van Iden confirmed the death of the US actor to USA TODAY he is believed to have been involved in a car accident on Saturday in Santa Clarita, Calif.

A statement was released on his social site Facebook stating the following “It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walkerpassed 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.”

Paul Walker with Fast and Furious co-stars Vin Diesel and Tyresse Gibson

Paul Walker with Fast and Furious co-stars Vin Diesel and Tyresse Gibson

Paul Walker is best known as Brian O’Conner in The Fast and the Furious franchise; however he became well known in 1999 after playing Lance Harbour in the popular film Varsity Harbor. Other film credits include Eight Below, Into the Blue, She’s All That and Takers. 

An avid surfer and martial artist; Walker was survived by his 15 year old daughter Meadow by former girlfriend Rebecca.

We send our sincere condolences, prayers and thoughts to his daughter and family during this difficult time.

Paul Walker at the London première of Fast and Furious

Paul Walker at the London première of Fast and Furious

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