Paul Walker, star of the Fast and Furious franchise, reportedly passed away in an automobile accident in Los Angeles on Saturday. He was 40 years old.
Walker’s death, first reported by TMZ, was confirmed on his official Twitter feed.
Reports say the accident occurred on Saturday afternoon in Santa Clarita, California, when Walker's car apparently lost control and crashed into a tree, TMZ reported.
The actor was working on the seventh installment of the Fast & Furious franchise.
More on this story as it develops.
UPDATE: Walker's reps tell TMZ that the actor "was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives," and that Walker was "attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide."