Paul Walker dies in car accident

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#1 Edited by sammyjenkis898 (28307 posts) -

Paul Walker, best known from the “Fast and the Furious” series of movies, died Saturday following a single car accident, this according to TMZ.

He was 40.

According to TMZ, Walker was either the passenger or driver in the accident. There was another person in the car, who was also killed, but it is unclear who was driving.

Walker appeared in all but one of the successful “Fast and the Furious” movies. His other credits include “Varsity Blues,” “Flags of Our Fathers” and “Takers.”

Story developing …

Source

TMZ is a crappy source, but it seems to be legit.

RIP

Cue the lame jokes and puns.

#2 Posted by dave123321 (34368 posts) -

Would have waited for more confirmation

#3 Posted by sammyjenkis898 (28307 posts) -

#4 Edited by mystic_knight (13801 posts) -

You were 3 seconds slower :P But ill keep yours opened LOL.

I'll just copy my post across.

@mystic_knight said:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/paul-walker-dies-crash-report-article-1.1533786

Fast and Furious movie star Paul Walker has reportedly died in a car accident Saturday afternoon in Southern California, reports TMZ.

The accident occurred in Santa Clarita - outside of Los Angeles - when Walker's Porsche apparemtly lost control and crashed into a tree, TMZ reported. The car burst into flames and exploded, TMZ reported.

Its actually quite upsetting, I Thought he was greatly improving as an actor and im quite fond of the Fast and Furious series, not to mention other great films such as 8 below. Its a sad loss for the film industry and for his family and fans.

#5 Edited by dave123321 (34368 posts) -

Best wishes to his family and friends. may he rest in peace

#6 Edited by fueled-system (6339 posts) -

Looks like it is true wow.. Such a shame

#7 Edited by thegerg (16042 posts) -

I guess it was bound to happen sooner or later.

#8 Posted by Master_Live (15832 posts) -

And that is that.

#9 Posted by airshocker (30975 posts) -

Is this confirmed? Only TMZ has it, no other legitimate news source does.

#10 Posted by fueled-system (6339 posts) -

@airshocker said:

Is this confirmed? Only TMZ has it, no other legitimate news source does.

ABC news and friends of his reps

#11 Posted by mystic_knight (13801 posts) -

@airshocker said:

Is this confirmed? Only TMZ has it, no other legitimate news source does.

http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/paul-walker-dead-at-40-fast-and-the-furious-actor-dies-in-car-accident-report-20133011

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station confirms in a statement to

Us Weekly

that there were two fatalities in a traffic collision at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday. When deputies arrived, the vehicle was engulfed in flames. The Los Angeles Country Fire Department estinguished the flames, and two victims were prononced dead at the scene. The Coroner's Office is currently determining the identities of the victims, and the collision is still under investigation.

#12 Posted by airshocker (30975 posts) -

Damn that fucking sucks. Too young.

#13 Posted by Hallenbeck77 (14633 posts) -

It looks like Hollywood trade publication Variety is reporting it as well. They're not known to publish tabloid stories, so I'd rather take their word over TMZ. Sad to hear, regardless.

#14 Posted by sammyjenkis898 (28307 posts) -

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

https://www.facebook.com/PaulWalker

#15 Posted by Flubbbs (3588 posts) -

RIP.. just watched his newest movie 'Hours' a few days ago..

#16 Posted by megagene (23034 posts) -

That's too bad. 40 is way too young.

#17 Edited by konvikt_17 (22368 posts) -

Damn. that sucks. RIP

wonder whats gonna happen with the Fast and Furious franchise now. wonder if they finished the newest one yet. i like the fast and furious movies.

sucks.

#18 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -

Live by the sword die by the sword >.>

#19 Edited by thegerg (16042 posts) -

@Fightingfan said:

Live by the sword die by the sword >.>

The sword has nothing to do with it. This man lived his life a quarter mile at a time.

#20 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -

@thegerg said:

@Fightingfan said:

Live by the sword die by the sword >.>

The sword has nothing to do with it. This man lived his life a quarter mile at a time.

You're going to hell for that one.

#21 Posted by sammyjenkis898 (28307 posts) -

God damn.

#23 Edited by thegerg (16042 posts) -

@Fightingfan said:

@thegerg said:

@Fightingfan said:

Live by the sword die by the sword >.>

The sword has nothing to do with it. This man lived his life a quarter mile at a time.

You're going to hell for that one.

OT, the place where holocaust jokes and provocatively dressed children are funny but jokes about a crappy actor are over the line.

#24 Posted by JML897 (33133 posts) -

I was going to post something but thegerg's edginess is just too much for me so I'll leave this thread

#25 Posted by HuggyBear1020 (467 posts) -

I know it's real, but based on what he's known for the story sounds almost too hoax-y to be true. It would be like a report titled "Chuck Norris dies in fist fight" or "Seth Rogen dies from marijuana overdose".

#27 Posted by resevl4rlz (3287 posts) -

what was the influenced of going 330 mph? drugs? alcohol?

#28 Posted by wiifan001 (18490 posts) -

died in a car crash?

Cruel, Cruel Irony.

#29 Edited by Makhaidos (2162 posts) -

@sammyjenkis898 said:

God damn.

Holy hell. How fast was he going?

#30 Edited by resevl4rlz (3287 posts) -

@Makhaidos said:

@sammyjenkis898 said:

God damn.

Holy hell. How fast was he going?

from what i seen or read 330mph

#31 Edited by Shottayouth13- (6868 posts) -

The good die young.

RIP to the both of them that died.

Fucking ironic though.

#32 Posted by Xaviersx (212 posts) -

A sad day for family, friends and fans. Condolences. R.I.P.

#33 Posted by BranKetra (49819 posts) -

Go with God.

#34 Posted by nintendoboy16 (28045 posts) -

Way too freaking young to go.

Now I feel bad for badmouthing this franchise a few days ago.

:(

#35 Posted by Stranger_36 (505 posts) -

RIP.

#36 Posted by playmynutz (6388 posts) -

Rest in peace Paul Walker, prey for his loved ones.

#37 Posted by DJChuy (1813 posts) -

My co-worker and I were thinking of getting the F&F DVDs yesterday since they were $2 at Wal-Mart. Weird how life is when one of the people you were talking about passes away.

Sad news to hear. RIP.

#39 Posted by DeadManRollin (4134 posts) -

I was hoping to see a homepage news article on his sad demise. Although there hasn't been any decent Fast and Furious games, the impact of Paul Walker and his movies has been immense on racing games like NFS Underground 1 and 2, Midnight Club, to name a few.

RIP Paul walker.

#41 Posted by GhettoBlastin92 (1231 posts) -

RIP man. I really enjoyed the fast and furious movies.

#42 Posted by DarthGumballs (209 posts) -

Hopefully teenagers will think twice before trying to drive like they do in the movies now. The picture of the car is crazy. It sucks he died, but reckless driving is no joke, you get what's coming to you.

#43 Edited by lamprey263 (25571 posts) -

LA Times reported it...

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-paul-walker-20131201,0,967861.story#axzz2mCblnjGI

...not just one of those internet celebrity death hoaxes that exist for like every celebrity out there.

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Anyhow, last good movie of his I can think of was Running Scared, a pleasant surprise.

#45 Edited by ChiefFreeman (5581 posts) -

He shoulda drove the Supra.

#46 Edited by Gaming-Planet (14423 posts) -

I never expected this man to die so early. I was shocked when a friend told me and couldn't believe it. Truly sad, my condolence. Loved this man. Gonna be hard seeing him in the next Fast and Furious.

#47 Edited by PrincessGomez92 (3800 posts) -

Really unexpected and sad. RIP.

#48 Posted by WAJ (742 posts) -

sad news indeed.

#49 Edited by BranKetra (49819 posts) -

@DJChuy said:

My co-worker and I were thinking of getting the F&F DVDs yesterday since they were $2 at Wal-Mart. Weird how life is when one of the people you were talking about passes away.

Sad news to hear. RIP.

We were talking about the Fast and the Furious 6 coming to retail December the 11th yesterday. I bought Fast Five after that.

I feel like I lost a friend. I know that might seem strange to read, but it is the truth. I watched all of the Fast and the Furious movies and Paul Walker's charisma could be sensed in the films he starred in.

#50 Posted by johnd13 (8327 posts) -

This is sad news. RIP Paul Walker.