Reports broke late this evening that Paul Walker, star of The Fast and The Furious franchise, has died in a car accident in Santa Clarita.
TMZ broke the news, with numerous other outlets following suit. According to sources on the scene and various early reports, the actor was involved in a single-car accident just north of Los Angeles. The car apparently hit “either a post or a tree” and subsequently burst into flames. Officials in Santa Clarita Valley report that two occupants in the car were killed.