A.P. REPORTS PAUL WALKER OF THE FAST AND FURIOUS FRANCHISE HAS DIED!

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Actor Paul Walker and one other person were killed in a fiery vehicle crash Saturday in Valencia, the Associated Press reported. Representatives for the Walker also confirmed the news of his death on the actor’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel extinguished a fire after a vehicle crashed in Valencia on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (Credit: shifted2u)

Walker, 40, was best known for his role in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise. News of his death was first reported by the website TMZ.
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Sheriff’s deputies responded about 3:30 p.m. to the 28300 block of Rye Canyon loop, where they found a vehicle engulfed in flames, according to a statement issued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and extinguished the fire, the statement said.

Two victims were located inside the vehicle and were pronounced dead at the scene, the Sheriff’s Department said.

An investigation into the cause of the collision was underway.