HOLLYWOOD – Paul Walker the actor who is best known for his role in The Fast and the Furious movies is dead.
The celebrity website reported on the accident early, with reports that the actor had been drinking. None of those reports have been confirmed.
The actor was a passenger in the vehicle that crashed.
From 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 was a passenger in a two-seater Porsche Carrera GT. Reportedly the the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that two people were killed in a car accident in Valencia, a community in the city of Santa Clarita, at about 3:10PST.