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The Rise of Paul Walker
Paul William Walker IV’s life was blessed. Before marrying former amateur boxer Paul William Walker III and having five children, Cheryl Crabtree Walker was a model. Paul was the oldest. At two, he landed his first Pampers commercial. Walker auditioned for minor roles in Highway to Heaven and Charles in Charge throughout middle and high school. His cinematic career didn’t start until after he graduated from Village Christian School in Sun Valley, California, in 1991.
He was cast in Pleasantville, Varsity Blues, and She’s All That. Walker played an undercover detective in The Fast and the Furious two years later in 2001. The movie was based on Kenneth Li’s 1998 VIBE magazine article “Racer X” about illegal drag racing and its criminal components. Walker’s characters were cult favorites alongside Vin Diesel’s. Their onscreen connection became an offscreen relationship.
The risky picture launched a record-breaking, multi-billion-dollar franchise. Walker enjoyed the fantasy. Walker fathered Meadow Rain Walker with his partner Rebecca McBrain and spent his free time racing, surfing, and volunteering.
The good days would end.
Inside The Fatal Car Accident
Paul Walker planned to spend Thanksgiving 2013 with his family. While buying a Christmas tree with his mother Cheryl and 15-year-old daughter Meadow, he realized that his charity was having an event. “We were having this lovely chat, and he’d forgotten about an event he had,” Cheryl Walker later recounted. “He texted, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m supposed to be somewhere!’”
The meeting went well, but Paul Walker died before rush hour. Walker and Rodas tested the Porsche on a popular drifting curve at an office park in Valencia, Santa Clarita, at about 3:30 p.m. The 38-year-old driver and his renowned passenger wore seatbelts, but when the car hit a curb and the driver’s side impacted a tree and light post, no safeguards could save them. The automobile turned, hit another tree, and caught fire.
Many scared bystanders watched the damaged truck burn. Rodas’ shocked son arrived while its passengers were still inside. When he saw the model, he ran over to see the scenario. Shop personnel tried to get victims out of the automobile. However, the fierce flames forced them to witness Paul Walker die. Walker was charred beyond recognition and identified by dental records.
How Did Paul Walker Die?
Valencia tributes to Paul Walker on Hercules Street, December 1, 2013. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department found that car speed contributed to Paul Walker’s death. The department first thought the Porsche was doing 80–93 mph when it crashed. The coroner found that the automobile was going 100 mph.
“For an unexplained cause, the driver lost control of the car and the vehicle partially spun about and proceeded to travel in a south-easterly direction,” the report stated. The driver’s side hit a tree and a light post after hitting a sidewalk. These accidents spun the car 180 degrees and sent it east. The passenger side hit a tree and caught fire.
Paul Walker died how? Walker and Rodas died of traumatic and heat injuries, respectively, according to the findings. Both men were sober. Meadow Walker sued Porsche for wrongful death in 2015.
Meadow Walker’s attorney, Jeff Milam, said the Porsche Carrera GT is unsafe. It’s not streetworthy. We need Paul Walker and his pal Roger Rodas.” After a careful study, worn tires and hazardous speeds were cited. Rodas “rapidly died of severe blunt head, neck, and chest trauma” after both airbags deployed.
Investigations uncovered more regarding Paul Walker’s death. His autopsy revealed left jawbone, collarbone, pelvis, ribs, and spine fractures. His trachea had “scant soot. Porsche claimed unanticipated alterations had “abused and changed” the automobile. Two years later, Walker’s daughter resolved the lawsuit in private.
Fans left memorials at the crash site. Since Paul Walker died during Furious 7, Universal Pictures halted production until they could consult with his family. After Walker was cremated and buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, his brother Cody assisted Furious 7 conclude filming. He owed Walker everything and disturbingly resembled him.
“My love for vehicles, my love for travel—all it’s from dad and I miss him,” said Cody Walker. “Every day.”