Actor Paul Walker, 40, who is known for starring in the street racing Fast and Furious franchise died Saturday November 30, in a car crash after leaving a charity event in Southern California.
Speculation began about the actors well being after his death was initially reported by TMZ, however reps from the actor’s camp confirmed his death through his personal social media accounts.
Walker was a passenger in a friend’s vehicle, whom also died in the crash which occurred about 300 yards from where the charity event took place. First responders reported that the vehicle was engulfed in flames when they first arrived on the scene.
Paul Walker was recently in Atlanta filming Fast and Furious 7, which was scheduled to be in theaters during the summer of 2014.
Many notable public figures and actors alike took to their social networks to express their thoughts about his untimely death: