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Paul Walker Crash

The Moment Of Impact & Massive Inferno

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12/2/2013 6:07 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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The high speed crash that killed Paul Walker and Roger Rodas caused a huge explosion and fireball that could be seen for miles ... and it was all recorded on a security camera that captured the precise moment of impact.

The footage was recorded from a rooftop camera in an industrial park next to the crash site. It shows the initial collision (on the right of the screen) which caused the Porsche to explode in flames ... moments before another, larger blast sends a fireball high into the sky.

What's also interesting -- there appears to be no other cars either immediately in front of or behind the Porsche at the time of the crash.

As we reported, police were investigating whether Rodas had been involved in a high-speed street race before the accident.

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121.

John Adan    

Fastest fire brigade response ever.

223 days ago
122.

JC    

Paul died at 3:33.
Died the same way the mythical Hercules did, in a pyre, in trees, cremated.
Paul died on Hercules Street, near Constellation Blvd.
On this day comet ISON on a straight line was aimed at the Hercules constellation.

All true facts.

223 days ago
123.

Racy    

Know what? I believe that the people who wrote about how we do not respect each other was true. That includes the people who wrote this piece and most of the commenter here. The two people you are talking about are dead. Respect that! Whatever caused the accident cannot be undone. Respect their families, and try to respect yourself by not being such jerks.

223 days ago
124.

VastLeftWing Conspriacy    

Time for Congress to ACT! Need to ban these high powered assault weapons! As NY Gov. Cuomo would say, 'You don't need to go 185 mph to drive a car!'

Hey TMZ wonder how famous those four that were accidentally killed by that NY commuter train crash that seems to have also been going a tad too fast were to their loved ones?! Guess we'll never know.

223 days ago
125.

cindya    

You will be missed Paul Walker. In the world of acting, you certainly seemed like a decent, kind, compassionate and giving person. One that did not become involved in drugs and thugs, but tried to make a difference in this world, by donating to different causes, truly helping others. This I do consdier a hero. You could have just squandered your money away, instead, you wanted to do something good fo help someone else less fortunate. I'm sure you are walking the streets of gold in heaven now. Your family and friends are in my prayers, as well as your friend who died, and his friends and family. God bless.

223 days ago
126.

RMT    

Wow to all the B.S. posts from people who view a video and come up with some sort of a conspiracy theory - without questioning witnesses, measuring skid marks, etc, viewing the actual damage to the vehicle, and autopsy reports. Obviously they're watching too many X-files re-runs...

223 days ago
127.

LOSER is Kanye    

too fast and too Crispy

drive like an ass
die like an ass

223 days ago
128.

LOSER is Kanye    

his movies suck ass

223 days ago
129.

I'm Jus" Sayin"    

Porshe has know for years that the fuel lines on their cars can disconnect upon crash and ignite a fire and in this case, explode upon impact.

223 days ago
130.

LOSER is Kanye    

go SPEED RACER

GO SPEED RACER

223 days ago
131.

LOSER is Kanye    

WOW
That's HOT !!

Paris Hilton

222 days ago
132.

edward stevens    

one must wonder about the explosion those little cars only hold about 15 gallons of gas tope that much gas doesn't go big boom it makes a little boom that buns up the car there must have been something else on board

222 days ago
133.

ray    

Drive like an a-hole, die like an a-hole!

222 days ago
134.

prnyl    

Another coverup as to what really happened here- Thank you TMZ for digging for the facts as to another reckless celebrity acting our- this time resulting in his death.

222 days ago
135.

jeff    

Why is this news...good for the stuipid bastard. Just glad that no one else other than those in the car were killed. Hey did you know a few US soldiers were killed the same day, no reports about that. Those fighting to give that friggin idiot the freedom to drive wreckless get killed and nothing!

222 days ago
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