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Actor Paul Walker killed in car crash

CityNews | posted Saturday, Nov 30th, 2013

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Fast and Furious star Paul Walker has died in a car accident in California.

He was 40.

His death was first reported by online gossip website TMZ and then confirmed on the actor’s verified Twitter account Saturday evening.

A statement posted on the actor’s Facebook page said Walker was attending a charity event and was a passenger in a friend’s car at the time of the crash.

“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,” the statement read.

TMZ reported that the vehicle burst into flames after the collision.

Walker also appeared in such films as Varsity BluesShe’s All That and Pleasantville.

He was currently shooting Fast & Furious 7 at the time of his death.

With files from Christine Chubb, CityNews.ca

Comments

  • shirley myles says:

    so sad to hear about the loss of such a wonderful person actor and father he was so down to earth kind a guy, prayers to his family May he R.I.P. and May God Bless

  • Gustav Paulsson says:

    R.I.P

  • Blair Craigon says:

    I’m hearing that this is possibly a hoax.

  • Winston Sih says:

    This has been confirmed by Paul Walker’s representatives and his official social media accounts.

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