Santa Clarita, CA -- (AP) A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series had died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40.
A statement on Walker's Facebook page said Walker was a passenger in a friend's car,and the crash happened while he was attending a charity event.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's department said the crash happened in the community of Valencia. The Santa Clarita Signal reports a red Porsche crashed into a light pol and tree and burst into flames.
Walker was working on the latest "fast & Furious movie at the time of his death. He also starred in the suspense drama" Hours", a move that is set for release this month.