Photos, Videos: Fans, Including Tyrese, Visit Paul Walker's Memorial At Crash Site
A tearful Tyrese Gibson visited the memorial site for his fellow Fast & Furious costar Paul Walker today. Fans have been visiting the Valencia crash site and memorial since Walker and his friend Roger Rodas fatally crashed into a pole on Saturday afternoon.
Tyrese and Walker were in production together for the filming of upcoming Fast & Furious 7 and seem to have been very close. He, as well as other celebrities, have gone on social media to express their sadness over Walker's tragic death.
James Barragan of the Los Angeles Times posted this Instagram video of Tyrese visiting Walker's memorial site.
Tyrese was hit hard by the news of Walker's death, and Instagrammed the following photo yesterday with the words, "My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send clarity over this cause I just don't understand My heart hurts it's broken no one can convince me that this is real.... Prayer warriors please pray real hard for his only child, his daughter and family... #HeartOfAnAngel13YrsFamilyForeverWeJustCelebreatedYour40thBirthday..... My God... My God... I can't believe I'm writing this." He also posted video from the birthday celebration:
There are people who have been taking pieces of the wreckage (including Tyrese) from the crash site, according to RevoltTV's Amrit Singh. "Someone found a motor fan branded Porsche; this man found what appeared to be a seatbelt," he wrote on Instagram.
Walker and Rodas were reportedly riding in a Porsche Carrera GT when they were leaving a "Reach Out Worldwide" Foundation charity event for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. They crashed into a tree and then a pole, which caused the car to set on fire according to TMZ and The Santa Clarita Valley Signal. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station said that "speed was a contributing factor" to the crash, although they are still investigating the cause of the crash. TMZ reported that the bodies were burned so badly that it will take some time for the L.A. County Coroner to officially identify them.
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