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Paul Walker

Final Moments Before Fatal Ride [Photo]

12/1/2013 8:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Moments before Paul Walker took what turned out to be a fatal ride -- he posed proudly next to the exotic car that exploded on impact in the deadly accident.

Paul was photographed with the red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that belonged to his friend Roger Rodas. They were attending a fundraiser in Santa Clarita, CA.

We're told the photos and video were taken about 30 minutes before the accident.



As TMZ first reported ... Paul had put together the charitable event -- through his Reach Out Worldwide organization -- to support typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines.

Paul was the passenger in the Porsche when Rodas lost control and slammed into a tree. The car exploded, and the Sheriff's Department says speed was a factor.

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16.

derrick    

life is too short. RIP

336 days ago
17.

Wanda    

One thing is that he Paul Walker was doing great work to help others before his final moments of life.. Bless him... And prayers go out to his young teenage daughter and the rest of his family..

336 days ago
18.

Yurra Knutz    

--...Paul was the passenger in the Porsche when his friend lost control...--

A passenger?

DAMN!!

R.I.P.

335 days ago
19.

tgrfan42069    

speed kills

335 days ago
20.

Stephanie    

There were 2 victims here. But because one is a celebrity people aren't acknowledging that fact. I'm sure speed was a factor but at least he died doing what he loved doing the most. RIP 2 both victims.

335 days ago
21.

EnquirerLover    

I heard about this a few hours ago. And as I heard it, the first thing I asked was, overdose? But ironically it was a car crash.
May they both RIP.

335 days ago
22.

EnquirerLover    

And no disrespect to Paul's family about the overdose question, it is just that nowadays young Hollywood deaths are occurring more frequently due to that. And i pray for their loved ones during that time. Very sad.

335 days ago
23.

Jennifer    

So Sad!!

335 days ago
24.

JiLL1    

wow, look at that wreckage. Unbelievable

335 days ago
25.

Miva    

Losing Paul was a huge tragedy, but I would also like to express my condolences to the family of the driver in that terrible crash Roger Rodas, found his lovely wife here http://fabwags.com/racecar-driver-roger-rodas-paul-walkers-driver-in-deadly-crash-wife-kristine-rodas-survives-him/

335 days ago
26.

elementthecity    

why does the hood look so untouched?

335 days ago
27.

Suzi    

OMG, There is no way anyone could've survived from the looks of the wreckage. This is horrific and I can only hope that he went quickly. This is a very sad day. RIP

335 days ago
28.

Yes, I'm That Leah    

So according to the previous video of his friend talking, Paul was NOT conscious after the wreck. I've been in a car accident ( my husband fell asleep at the wheel) where I escaped death by 1/1000 of a second, ( I WAS GOING) and it was indeed very terrifying for me to have to say in my mind "I'm just not ready for this Lord. Please help me". I'm so sorry from the bottom of my soul if he had to suffer that thought, however, I'm pleased to know that Paul and his friend were NOT aware of the flames. I have to give praises to THE MOST HIGH for that one..... and hope his daughter finds comfort in that as well. I offer his family all my condolences .

Joy Ride is how I got turned on to Paul. Sleep well...Paul.

335 days ago
29.

Gigi    

Somebody please tell me that is not a skull with its mouth open where the driver's side door should be.

335 days ago
30.

Yes, I'm That Leah    

TMZ, Please take that video down of the flames. Paul was a dad and someone's son. He was not some low life, run of the mill, garden variety s***. He was a good person who deserves compassion right now. Shame on you TMZ. How could you?

335 days ago
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