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Paul Walker

Fans Kicked Out of Crash Site

For Private Family Memorial

12/2/2013 8:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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update_graphic_red_bar10:45 PM PT -- Vin Diesel just spoke to fans at the crash site. Right after the private memorial ended, fans were allowed back to the area ... and Walker's co-star and friend got on a patrol car loudspeaker to say, "Thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him."

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Cops just cleared Paul Walker's fans and all media from the crash site ... in order to prepare for a private family memorial ... TMZ has learned.

Thousands of Walker's fans have been gathering on the site since Saturday afternoon to pay their respects -- but moments ago sheriff's deputies dispersed the crowd ... as well as all reporters and photographers.

A source close to Paul and Roger Rodas tells us the families just wanted some private time to mourn while visiting the site of the tragedy.

1202_paul_walker_article_tmz_barricadeAccording to law enforcement sources ... a production company also obtained a permit to film in the area tonight. Unclear at this point what is being shot or by whom.

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1.

Kelly    

Fool threw his life away. Amen

238 days ago
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Quiet    

Really?.. and film it ?

238 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

inb4 some s*** bag takes pics and video of the mourning family members for a quick buck

238 days ago
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love-truth-freedom    

The family deserves some closure. Visiting the crash site is the first step. I wish them well and may Paul RIP.

238 days ago
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love-truth-freedom    

Maybe their filming it for a tribute film or a tribute as part of the F&F 7 film... you never know. Obviously the family ok'd it.

238 days ago
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Skar    

If it was one of us that died in that spot, I seriously doubt they would close the road down just so our family and friends can mourn in peace.

238 days ago
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Clyde T.M. Nestra    

Two men lost their lives, but the trolls are quick to make crapppy comments. I hope when you haters lose someone you love, someone doesn't take a crap on their graves.

238 days ago
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Mag95746    

Awh geezzzz... Now the gawkers and faux fans will have to go get a life!

238 days ago
9.

Jayln    

So yesterday everyone felt sad about his tragic passing and today everyone is bashing him? No one is perfect. Bunch of hiprocrites!

238 days ago
10.

ticallion    

TMZ is focused exclusively on Paul Walker's death so Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan, this is your chance to snort coke and make all the porn tapes your little hearts desire.

238 days ago
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jason    

It does seem kinda morbid to gather there. I mean it certainly wasnt pauls favorite spot for gods sake. I dont get that but then again if it was my loved one maybe i would feel different.

238 days ago
12.

Yikes    

ET reported he dated a 16 year old when he was 33 - that's creepy

238 days ago
13.

Erick    

Keep it private. Public street is public.. Only in la. No need for a spectacle.

238 days ago
14.

ted    

Do we really need 24/7 Paul Walker coverage?

238 days ago
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nightshade    

They've hired a production company to film the memorial. That tells me they weren't clearing away the media for the sake of "privacy". They want exclusive rights to the footage so they can sell it at a higher price.

238 days ago
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