Walker died in a car crash while travelling with a friend in his Porsche Carrera GT. The driver, reportedly, lost control of the speeding car that first hit a pole and then caught fire. Both, the actor and his friend were declared dead on the spot.
Walker began his career at a very young age and has worked for many television shows and music videos, barring films. He has several awards to his credit-
The Young Hollywood Award for Exciting New Face- Male
New Stylemaker- Male
Hollywood Breakthrough Award
MTV Movie Award (Best On-screen Team) shared with Vin Diesel (The Fast and the Furious)
Teen Choice Award (Choice Movie Chemistry) for Walker and his car in 2 Fast 2 Furious
The 40 year old artist first rose to fame in 1999 with the film Varsity Blues. His performance was later greatly applauded, loved and acknowledged and the Fast and Furious series.
The death of the young and beloved actor has created a hole in the industry and his fans would forever moan his absence the Fast and Furious series.
With his words, "IF SOMEDAY SPEED KILLS ME, DON'T CRY COZ I WAS SMILING", further adds to the grief of leaving him forever!