Some of the earlier version of blogs said Walker was killed in an accident on Sunday. In fact, Walker was killed on Saturday afternoon.US Magazine said Paul Walker was doing good and giving back on the day of his tragic death on Saturday, Nov. 30. Hours before he and an unidentified man lost their lives in a single car collision and explosion, the 40-year-old actor was co-hosting a charity event for Philippines Typhoon victims in Santa Clarita, Calif. through his non-profit organization, Reach Out Worldwide.
The 40-year-old Walker was riding in a red Porsche GT about 3:30 p.m. when the sports car flew off the road and slammed into a tree in Santa Clarita, authorities and witnesses said. The car burst into flames.
In a statement, Universal Pictures said everyone at the studio was “heartbroken.”
“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 Fast and Furious films, and to countless fans,” the studio said. Ludracris, the rapper who starred with Walker in street-racing series, : “Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark…”