Paul Walker Dead at 40

Posted Mon Dec 2, 2013 at 07:52 AM PST by

The 'Fast and the Furious' star has passed away.

Paul Walker reportedly died on Saturday afternoon in a fiery car wreck shortly following a charity event involving his non-profit organization Reach Out Worldwide. The 2005 Porshe Carrera GT he was in burst into flames after crashing into a light pole in Valencia, California. Officials report excessive speed was a factor in the fatality.

The actor was midway finished filming 'Fast and Furious 7' and his untimely death has delayed the production, although Universal still plans to go forward with the film. Walker was 40 years old.

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