Paul Walker has died. The actor best known for The Fast and the Furious franchise perished this afternoon in a single-car crash and explosion in California.
The accident happened in Santa Clarita, north of L.A. He was 40.
According to TMZ sources, Walker was in a Porsche when the driver somehow lost control and hit a post or tree, causing the car to burst into flames.
Paul and the other person in the car were killed in the blaze.
The star was at a car show to raise money for the Philippines typhoon relief effort, and sources say he was taking a ride in a two-seater Porsche GT.