Fast And Furious Star, Paul Walker, Dead At Age 40

walker1n-8-webReport came in a few hours ago from TMZ.com that 40 year old actor Paul Walker died in a car crash in Santa Clarita this afternoon. The accident accured at 3:30 PST on Saturday, other victims names have not been released.

Most news sources paused before reporting this accident fearing it to be another in a long line of internet celebrity death hoaxes. But when word started coming in from Walker's official twitter and facebook pages and finally confirmed by his agent the news became all to real.

From his Facebook page: "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."

The investigation into his accident is still on-going by the LAPD.

Walker is best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in the Fast and the Furious Franchise. Walker is survived by his daughter Meadow

 

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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