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The man behind the wheel of the fastest movie series of all time has died in a car crash. He was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives.

On November 30, 2013, at approximately 3:30 PM (PST), Walker and a friend, identified as Roger Rodas by organizers for Walker's charity, Reach Out Worldwide (for victims of Typhoon Haiyan), left one of its events. Shortly after leaving in Rodas' red Porsche Carrera GT, the driver lost control and crashed into a light pole and tree in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California and the vehicle burst into flames.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department declared the two deceased at the scene.Coverage was first reported by celebrity website TMZ and by major news outlets after Walker's publicist, Ame van Iden, confirmed early reports of his death. Rodas was a longtime friend to Walker and helped to establish Reach Out Worldwide. He was the CEO of Always Evolving, a performance shop for high end vehicles owned by Walker, located in Valencia.

The filming of Fast and Furious 7 has reportedly been put on hold. But the film in self might be in jeopardy due to the character that Walker plays in the film. We will update you with all status regarding the Fast and Furious 7 production.

Official Statement Follows:

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. - -

So what was your favorite movie that Paul Walker starred in? What might be one of your favorite moments of his? Comment below, let me know!


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