Paul Walker's Deadly Crash May Have Been the Result of Drag Racing: Report

Celebrity News Dec. 2, 2013 AT 2:50PM
Paul Walker Drag racing may have been involved in Paul Walker's Nov. 30 death, according to a new report. Credit: Fernanda Calfat/Getty Images

There may be some answers surrounding the crash that took actor Paul Walker and driving pal Roger Rodas' lives on Saturday, Nov. 30. 

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CNN reports that drag racing may have caused the deadly crash, and that a second vehicle may have been involved. Los Angeles County Sheriff Sgt. Richard Cohen told the news agency that investigators received a phone tip suggesting another car was at the scene. 

Rodas and The Fast and the Furious star -- 40 years old at the time of his death -- were riding in a red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, and Rodas is believed to have been driving at the time. 

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"Naturally, from an investigative standpoint, we need to find out if that is one of the issues," Sgt. Cohen said. 

Investigators are also looking into the possibility that another car -- drag racing or not -- veered in front of the Porsche, causing it to hit the light post. 

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Tire skid marks near the crash site appear to be in the shape of doughnut spins and are being investigated at this time. 

Walker is survived by his 15-year-old daughter Meadow, his parents, Paul and Cheryl, his two brothers, Cody and Caleb, and his sister, Ashley. 

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