Paul Walker dead at 40: Actor posed with Porsche just before wreck

Paul Walker stands beside his friend Roger Rodas's Porsche shortly before he died.

Paul Walker stands beside his friend Roger Rodas’ Porsche shortly before he died.

This photograph from Paul Walker’s final moments shows the “Fast and Furious” star standing beside the red luxury sports car that burst into flames and trapped him inside.

Someone took the picture and video of Walker, 40, near the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT about 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, just 30 minutes before the fatal accident, a source told TMZ.

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The movie star was attending a fundraiser in Santa Clara, Calif. to support relief efforts for victims of the typhoon in the Philippines.

The event was run by the nonprofit he founded in 2010, Reach Out Worldwide, which is dedicated to delivering quick-response aid after major natural disasters.

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Following the event, Walker stood outside his friend Roger Rodas’ Porsche for a few moments before getting inside.

Paul Walker poses for a picture with Roger Rodas (right), who was reportedly driving the car when they died.

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Paul Walker poses for a picture with Roger Rodas (right), who was reportedly driving the car when they died.

That’s when the haunting picture was snapped.

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The car wound up speeding off-road and crashed into a tree, bursting into flames.

Both Walker and Rodas, 38, were burned beyond recognition in the fiery car crash, a rep for the coroner’s office told TMZ.

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The day after Walker’s death, the organization tweeted a quote from the star: “When you put good will out there it’s amazing what can be accomplished.”

Walker skyrocketed to worldwide for his major role in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. All six films together grossed over $ 2.3 billion worldwide making it Universal Studios’ biggest franchise, according to Hollywood Reporter.

mwalsh@nydailynews.com


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