Paul Walker died in a car crash on Saturday in north LA while he was returning from a charity event for his organisation Reach Out Worldwide, a quick-response, mobile first-aid organisation aiding in rescue and recovery after major natural disasters around the globe. He was 40 and is survived by his daughter Meadow, 15.
He was a passenger in a friend’s car, and both lost their lives when the car crashed into a tree or pole, causing the car to burst into flames. Details are still sketchy so there’s no word yet on what caused the accident.
Paul’s rep confirmed the details above and released the following statement:
“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.”
Click through to PopCulturePerversion for Universal Studios’ response and the tweets of stars as they react to Paul’s sudden and tragic death.