A daughter lost a father, friends lost a loved one and movie fans lost a heartthrob actor when 40-year-old Paul Walker died Saturday after the red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT he was riding in as a passenger crashed and caught fire in Santa Clarita, Calif.
“It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide,” a statement reads. “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.
Paul Walker death crash caught on camera by couple who thought action movie was being filmed.
The pair were so badly burned by the fire following the horror crash that dental records will be needed to confirm their identities.
Horror crash: First responders gather evidence near the wreckage of a Porsche sports car that crashed into a light pole on Hercules Street near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia on Saturday, November 30, killing actor Paul Walker