40-year-old Walker was a passenger in a Porsche sports car driven by a friend, identified as Roger Rodas, which crashed north of Los Angeles. Walker was said to be attending a charity event at the time.
The red Porsche crashed into a lamp post in Valencia, north of Los Angeles at about 03.30 p.m. on November 30, 2013, Saturday.
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A renowned actor and Fast & Furious co-star, Vin Diesel, was shocked by the accident:
"He was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives. We... are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news.''
Universal Pictures also issued a statement, saying studio staff were "heartbroken" by Walker's death.
"Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the Fast & Furious films, and to countless fans.
"We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Paul's family."
Another Fast & Furious star, the rapper Ludacris, wrote: "Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark, we were like brothers."
Relativity President Tucker Tooley said in a statement: "Paul was an incredibly talent artist, devoted philanthropist and friend."
May his soul rest is peace…