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Old 12-01-2013, 11:27 AM
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The "Fast and Furious" movies were pure Hollywood eye candy. The idea of kids with so much money to burn on their cars was just silly and fun. I scoffed at the idea and pretty much watched every single one of them mainly because I got to see and hear some of the coolest cars that Hollywood could dream up. It's sad that a young man could have it all/lose it all in the blink of an eye.
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I got to thinking about this, and please don't take me wrong, because I enjoyed some of those F&F movies, and I think that nobody should die so horribly, but what struck me was the irony. How many kids have died on the roadways emulating Mr Walker and his co stars racing on the streets, and then he gets killed doing the same thing.
Im not trying to be negative, or cold hearted, just looking at what happens when the imitation of art and life ends and they collide (no pun intended)
Condolences to his daughter and their friends/loved ones. They will be missed
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It's so unfortunately that some has to loos their life because of situations like this.
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Sad sad sad.

There is absolutely nothing left of that car! Didn't the same happen with Ryan Dunn in his Porsche?

all engine no car. crazy crazy.
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What baffles me is that he also use to race cars on an actual track, he should of known better. It just goes to show we all have our moments This sucks he was a good person and had his heart in the right place. All in all it is pretty Ironic how he died considering he died doing what made him famious.
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What baffles me is that he also use to race cars on an actual track, he should of known better. It just goes to show we all have our moments This sucks he was a good person and had his heart in the right place. All in all it is pretty Ironic how he died considering he died doing what made him famious.
correct me if I'm wrong, but he wasn't driving right? he was a passenger?
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Sad sad sad.

There is absolutely nothing left of that car! Didn't the same happen with Ryan Dunn in his Porsche?

all engine no car. crazy crazy.
He was not drunk he did have one also a GT3 totally destroyed I found this:
The parents of the passenger who was also killed in Ryan Dunn's fatal 2011 high speed car crash are suing the "Jackass" star's estate ... claiming Dunn was extremely drunk when he wrecked his Porsche and is responsible for killing their son.

TMZ broke the story ... Dunn had been drinking HEAVILY before he crashed his Porsche into a tree at 132 mph in Pennsylvania in June 2011 ... killing himself and his passenger Zachary Hartwell.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/08/ryan-d...#ixzz2mVyAsToE
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_880322.html
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He was drunk he did have one also a GT3 totally destroyed I found this:
The parents of the passenger who was also killed in Ryan Dunn's fatal 2011 high speed car crash are suing the "Jackass" star's estate ... claiming Dunn was extremely drunk when he wrecked his Porsche and is responsible for killing their son.

TMZ broke the story ... Dunn had been drinking HEAVILY before he crashed his Porsche into a tree at 132 mph in Pennsylvania in June 2011 ... killing himself and his passenger Zachary Hartwell.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/08/ryan-d...#ixzz2mVyAsToE
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ya that sucks. bad ju ju on his part, but still sad. just crazy at those speeds with those little cars how catastrophic it is.
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I personally didn't like the movies, but he wasn't a bad actor. I also found it extremely ironic. But it's a sad event and I feel bad for his family that this happened.
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What baffles me is that he also use to race cars on an actual track, he should of known better. It just goes to show we all have our moments This sucks he was a good person and had his heart in the right place. All in all it is pretty Ironic how he died considering he died doing what made him famious.

Paul Walker wasn't driving and they weren't racing anyone. They even suspect that the car had a power steering fluid leak. The car was sold so it's unlikely they would have been abusing it. It had 3300 miles on it. And the Carrera GT is notoriously difficult to handle. So if the power steering fluid leak the shop are hypothesizing is fact, and if Rodas got on it even a little bit, that would explain the straight skid marks into the tree. As for the destruction of the vehicle, it's carbon fiber (which doesn't react well to impacts), and it is designed to break in half under impact, and the gas tank is right behind the seats under the bulkhead. So if the tank gets pierced by carbon fiber or a seat, it could explain the big fire. And remember power steering fluid is inflammable meaning it doesn't need an ignition source to flame up. It just needs heat. So if the ps fluid goes up and the tank ruptured, then the big fire is a reasonable result. But it will all come out after the Sheriff's dept goes over the wreckage.
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