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Police Investigate Fiery Car Crash that Killed Actor Paul Walker

Police are investigating the possibility that another car was involved in the fiery car crash that killed actor Paul Walker on Saturday.
Police are investigating the possibility that another car was involved in the fiery car crash that killed actor Paul Walker on Saturday.

Investigators got a tip suggesting the red Porsche Carerra GT could have been drag racing when it crashed into a light pole.  Investigators are also looking at the possibility that another car veered in front of the Porsche and caused the crash.

Fast and Furious co-star Tyrese Gibson, overcome with grief.  The Santa Clarita crash site where 40 year old Paul Walker died, now a shrine to one of Hollywood's most bankable box office stars.

Police now say Walker was in the passenger seat of this 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. This photo snapped just 30 minutes before the car slammed into a pole and burst into flames.

The mangled wreckage apparently captures on this YouTube video.  Police say speed may have been a factor.

The driver, Roger Rodas, a business partner who ran a high performance auto shop nearby.  Both men were drivers on the shop's race team, and the pair had just left a charity event for Walker's organization, "Reach Out Worldwide".

An eery end for an actor whose career was launched by the high octane movie franchise about illicit street racing.  Walker's love of speed, both on and off the set, was well known.

Production is now at a standstill on the 7th film, set to wrap this month in Atlanta.  Walker's new film, "Hours", about a father struggling through Hurricane Katrina is due out this month.

He leaves behind his 15 year old daughter Meadow and will be remembered for the passion he brought to everything he did.


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