Paul Walker is a well-known actor who has achieved notoriety in his role on the “Fast and the Furious” movie series. Unfortunately, on Saturday, Nov.30 an official statement was released on Walker’s Twitter confirming that the actor died as a result of a single-car accident.
According to reports the Porsche slammed into a post or a tree and burst into flames as the driver lost control of the vehicle. The accident happened in Santa Clarita. Walker and another person was killed as a result of the accident.
According to the statement on Twitter, Walker was leaving a charity event when the accident occurred.
@RealPaulWalker: 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.
The cause of the accident is not known and the name of the driver has not been released. Walker was 40 years old at the time of the accident. TMZ reported that Walker was in Santa Clarita to attend a car show in support of the Philippines typhoon relief effort.