Paul Walker has died at the age of 40 after he was involved in a single-car accident and explosion in Santa Clarita, Calif., Saturday afternoon, the actor's rep confirmed to TMZ.
The actor, best known for his leading role in "The Fast and the Furious" and its sequels, was reportedly in a Porsche with his friend lost control and slammed the vehicle into a tree. The car burst into flames at the scene. Both were killed at the time.
"Sources close to Paul tell us he was in Santa Clarita for a car show to support the Philippines typhoon relief effort, and had been taking friends out for rides in his new Porsche GT," reports TMZ.
The driver of the car has since been identified as Roger Rodas , former racer and CEO of Always Evolving , the actor's performance and racing company.
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