Actor and all round cool guy, Paul Walker, sadly passed away aged 40 on Saturday after being involved in a horrific car accident.
The Fast and Furious star was reportedly on his way to a charity meeting when the accident occurred in Santa Clarita CA. Walker was the passenger, and the driver also lost his life in the fatal crash. The death has been confirmed on Paul Walker’s 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. – #TeamPW”
Walker didn’t just love cars on the big screen, but he had a passion for fast cars in the real world, too. He was just a really genuine, cool guy.
Here’s Paul Walker visiting Mine’s Tuning in Japan.