As more information comes to light regarding the tragic crash that killed Paul Walker and Roger Rodas over the weekend, CNN is reporting that investigators believe another car could have been involved somehow. The crash site has since become a memorial (shown above) for the lead actor in the Fast and Furious franchise, but investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what caused the fiery crash.

CNN says that police received a tip that another vehicle was at the scene when the Porsche Carrera GT spun and crashed into a light pole last Saturday afternoon, but it isn't clear as to whether the two cars had been racing or if the second car may have pulled out in front of the Porsche causing it to lose control. Either way, the report says that speed was definitely a factor in the crash.

The accident took place on Hercules Street in Valencia, California close to Rodas' Always Evolving performance shop, and the report says that people who were at the shop attending a car show event for Walker's Reach Out WorldWide charity heard the crash and saw the billowing smoke. Some from the event showed up at the scene with fire extinguishers, but the fire was too intense for them to have any effect.

UPDATE: As of 5:21pm, CNN is reporting that LA County Sheriff's office investigators probing the accident have ruled out the involvement of a second vehicle and are now focusing on the Porsche's speed.


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      Miguro Takahashi
      • 1 Year Ago
      In an old episode of Top Gear, I remember being surprised how serious Jeremy Clarkson was, who's normally a clown, when he was testing a Carrera GT. IT was after testing the SLR Mclaren Merc. I remember specifically, saying 'You have to be awake to drive this car", so a lot of people agree the Carrera GT is very unforgiving, if you get it wrong. They even had footage of the Stig spinning it out during a hot lap around the Top Gear test track, so this car is very dangerous to mess around with on high speeds on a normal roads.
      Pininfarina
      • 1 Year Ago
      Paul Walker and Roger Rodas spent the last day of their lives organizing a charity event with ROWW.org to benefit victims of the Philippine Typhoon. He was not just a Hollywood actor, both victims were fathers, proper petrol heads, and humanitarians with big hearts. Show some respect, go visit Reach Out World Wide to get a scoop of understanding on what it is they do instead of focusing on these trivial speculations. Rest in peace and may your legacy live on.
        bubciak
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Pininfarina
        God must have call them In person
        over9000
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Pininfarina
        There are people who organize and volunteer at charities as well, but they don't deserve the same credit... you and your double standards.
      Cadillacftw
      • 1 Year Ago
      I really think that people should just wait until the facts come out, instead of making all these pointless assumptions. Every one talks, but FEW know the truth. R.I.P. Mr. Walker, a fellow car enthusiast.
      John
      • 1 Year Ago
      The Fast and the Foolish
      over9000
      • 1 Year Ago
      Death by street racing.... Told you so
        PatrickH
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        "told you so"? Not a damn thing in this article confirms that street racing took place. Why are you such a dick on this forum?
        Cayman
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        He was in a Porsche Carrera GT, which is one of the fastest cars every made. Being driven by a race car driver. Who the hell was going to pull up to them and actually race them and have that race last more than a second or two? It wouldn't surprise me if speed was involved (in fact it would surprise me if it wasn't) and it wouldn't surprise me if another car was involved (again, there probably was); but I would be surprised if they were in racing.
      over9000
      • 1 Year Ago
      Can we stop with celebrity news? As tragic as it is, we've heard enough unless you're on his payroll
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        [blocked]
        Slideways
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        Why? He was an actor of a movie franchise that spawned a new generation of car enthusiasts. He is a proper patrolhead (love for GT-Rs), good actor and a good guy. Plus, he founded Reachout Worldwide (ROWW) to help people who are in need in natural disasters. This incident may have not affected you in anyway but other people have seen it differently. So have so respect.
      Seal Rchin
      • 1 Year Ago
      I guess he forgot that he was just an actor and that he played a racer on TV.
        Robin
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Seal Rchin
        The probable driver and owner of the car was, in fact a racer. Walker was probably in the passenger seat.
        Monkey Johannon
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Seal Rchin
        Paul Walker was not only an actor, but also part owner AND driver on a professional racing team. So no, he didn't just play one on TV.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Seal Rchin
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          k w
          • 1 Year Ago
          Regardless of their experience, it seems it didn't do them well in the end. Experience, or not, speed belongs on a track, not public streets. Public streets are not the place for excessive speeds in a high-end vehicle, or an every day driver. RIP Paul.
          over9000
          • 1 Year Ago
          Aren't you surprised that those driving schools didn't prevent them from losing their lives? Justin Biebs has a Ferrari Italia, no driving school experience, and he didn't die in a fiery crash.
          over9000
          • 1 Year Ago
          ^ unlike you, he's smart not to
          • 1 Year Ago
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      Michael Marcelo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Nobody cares about the driver ! Lol As if there was only Paul Walker as a victim. He wasn't driving but he could have stop his friend by driving fast. They played, they lost and as tragic it looks, I don't give a **** about his death. He's life isn't more precious than another. Right ?
        over9000
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Michael Marcelo
        lol I laugh at that too because the driver was a race driver which is more significant in the auto world
        jtav2002
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Michael Marcelo
        10 times out of 10 the person who his better known will get more coverage. Right or wrong, that's how it is. If you died do you expect it to make national news? not unless you died in some epic insane death. As far as 'stopping" his friend from driving fast...how? How can you stop someone from driving any certain way without making it equally as dangerous.
      Simul Taneous
      • 1 Year Ago
      If it was a Tesla there'd be a Federal investigation and a 20% drop in the stock...
      • 1 Year Ago
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      m_2012
      • 1 Year Ago
      How much longer can we milk this? Speed a factor, you don't say? Clue phone, its for you.
      Level4
      • 1 Year Ago
      I predict Porsche Carrera GT prices will go down giving how this car could be that unsafe....I'm sure that accident was very survivable in a Volvo...
        Cayman
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Level4
        Seeing that they don't make them anymore and the numbers are very limited, I predict you'll be very wrong. People buying these cars know what they are.
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