Actor Paul Walker who is famous for playing Brian O’Conner in the Fast and Furios movie franchise has died.

Photo credit: France Wiki
Photo credit: France Wiki

He was 40 years old. The news was confirmed by Walker’s reps on his official 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.”

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They were reportedly in a Porsche car when the driver lost control, slammed the automobile into a tree subsequently bursting into flames.