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    In our 'The Young and the Restless' News Room, Soaps.com keeps you up-to-date with the latest Soap Opera news on the net. We also feature interviews with the soap stars, as well as local appearances by the actors and actresses.

    Ex-Y&R's Paul Walker Dead At 40.

    Tuesday, December 03 2013

    Tragic news.

    Video update December 3:

    Watch the KCAL video clip below to hear "The Young and the Restless'" Eric Braeden talk about working with Paul Walker:



    Updated December 3:

    The family of Paul Walker has asked that donations be made to his charity, Reach Out Worldwide in lieu of flowers or other gifts. Please visit Reach Out Worldwide for more information or to make a donation in his honor.

    Original article November 30:

    Actor Paul Walker, who played Brandon Collins on "The Young and the Restless" back in 1992, died on Saturday November 30 in Los Angeles. "The Fast And The Furious" star was killed when a car he was a passenger in hit a tree and burst into flames, according to a report by TMZ. The sad news was confirmed on Walker's official Facebook page: "It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which both lost their lives. We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news. Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time. We will do our best to keep you apprised on where to send condolences. – #TeamPW" The driver has been identified as former race car driver Roger Rodas, according to a Santa Clarita radio station. Rodas was the CEO of Always Evolving, a performance shop for high end vehicles.

    Walker's co-star has taken to Twitter with words of love for his friend and co-star.




    Walker's most recent film, the Hurricane Katrina drama, "Hours," is slated to hit theaters on December 13.

    Walker is survived by his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow Rain. Soaps.com's deepest condolences go out to Paul Walker's family and friends.

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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by allmylovingdays at Sunday, December 01 2013 07:57 AM

    When I read this yesterday I thought it had to be a hoax again. My prayers are with his family and his friends family.

    Posted by maja at Sunday, December 01 2013 09:14 AM

    Such an awful tragedy, such a talented and handsome young man. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of both these young men.

    Posted by FL senior fan at Sunday, December 01 2013 09:40 AM

    Horrific car crash in which he was not the driver. I only hope their death for instantly. So sorry for the families of these two perished young lives. He was a great actor with brilliant future.

    Posted by Riddy at Sunday, December 01 2013 10:16 AM

    Such a tragedy, I am in mourning over this. So hard to believe one of my favorite actors died so young!!! R.I.P. Paul!!! you will be missed!!!

    Posted by hopey pix at Sunday, December 01 2013 12:42 PM

    I was horrified when I saw this news!!I went on Twitter,and saw Vin Diesel and Sean Patrick Flanery who both worked with Paul had tweeted something in honor of him!!God bless you Paul!!I will miss you!!RIP!!

    Posted by ms.e at Sunday, December 01 2013 10:26 PM

    This is a terrible accident ! My prayers are with his family. This is just so SAD !!!!!

    Posted by ms.e at Sunday, December 01 2013 10:26 PM

    This is a terrible accident ! My prayers are with his family. This is just so SAD !!!!!

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