Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash – OFFICIAL STATEMENT

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By Michael Lewittes

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Paul Walker died in a car crash on Saturday north of Los Angeles.

The Fast and the Furious star was a passenger in a Porsche when the car crashed into either a tree or pole, and burst into flames, his rep confirms.

He and another person died on the scene.

It’s unclear what caused the accident.

The actor leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter Meadow.

Walker was 40.

His rep issued the following statement: “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,” adds the rep.

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