SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – The following is a news release regarding the crash which killed actor Paul Walker in Southern California Saturday afternoon.
A statement regarding the death was made on Walker’s Facebook page Saturday evening.
Other details of the crash are being reported by multiple news sources including TMZ.
The following is from the Santa Clarita, Calif. Sheriff’s Department:
Two Fatalities in Sat. Traffic Collision, 28300 blk Rye Canyon Loop, Valencia, Santa Clarita Valley, LASD SCV
Sheriff’s deputies from Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a traffic collision at approximately 3:30PM in the 28300 block of Rye Canyon Loop, Valencia, on Saturday, November 30, 2013.
When they arrived, deputies found the vehicle engulfed in flames. The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded, extinguished the fire and subsequently located two victims inside the vehicle. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the collision is under investigation by traffic investigators with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The Office of the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner will determine the identities and the cause of death of the victims.
If you have any information about the cause of the collision, please call sheriff’s traffic investigators at 661-255-1121. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department policies the City of Santa Clarita and the unincorporated communities of a portion of the Angeles National Forest, as well as
Bouquet Canyon, Canyon County, Castaic, Gorman, Hasley Canyon, Newhall, Neenach, Sand Canyon, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Sleepy Valley, Southern Oaks, Stevenson Ranch, Sunset Point, Tesoro del Valle, Valencia, Val Verde, West Hills and West Ranch: