Paul Walker Twitter and Facebook Confirm Death at Age 40 [Photo]
With following the story, Paul Walker Twitter as well as his Facebook has confirmed his passing:
It’s been confirmed by the LA Coroner that the actor indeed did pass away. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
TMZ reports that allegedly Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker passed away today in a single car accident. Here’s the story as told by TMZ:
Paul Walker — best known for his role in “The Fast and the Furious” movies — died Saturday afternoon after a single-car accident and explosion in Southern California … TMZ has learned.
The accident happened in Santa Clarita — north of Los Angeles — and according to multiple sources connected to Paul … the actor was in a Porsche when the driver somehow lost control and slammed into a post or a tree … and then the car burst into flames.
Several of our sources — some who are still at the scene of the accident — tell us Paul and another person in the car were killed. Law enforcement is still on the scene, and we’re told the L.A. County Coroner’s Office is on the way.
At this point, it’s unclear what caused the accident, or who was behind the wheel when it happened.
Paul was 40 years old.
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.
Story developing …
We will keep everyone posted as the story develops.