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Paul Walker and Other Celebrities Who Passed Away in Car Crashes

Excess speed and reckless driving killed many celebrities over time. Actor Paul Walker, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 40 is just the most recent famous victim, but not the only one.

Let’s take a look at other celebrities who lost their lives in car crashes.

Actor Paul Walker was  killed, on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the age of 40, in a terrible car crash. Paul Walker and his good friend, Roger Sodas, were on their way to a charity event, driving a Porsche, when the driver ( Roger ) lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a pole.

Both Paul Walker, who was riding on the passenger seat, and his good friend, passed away on the scene.

Princess Diana

Probably one of the most famous people who lost her life in a car crash. Princess Diana was killed on August 31, 1997, in Paris. Despite many conspiracy theories, the official story is that the driver, Henri Paul, was trying to get away from the paparazzi who were following Diana and her lover.

Because of excess speed, he lost the control of the vehicle and crashed into the walls of the tunnel.

Ryan Dunn (Jackass)

Ryan Dunn, known especially for his work on Jackass, was a very skilled stuntman and actor. This was all for nothing when he drove his Porsche. It was established that Ryan was driving very fast and crashed his car, killing himself and one of his friends. Ryan Dunn was only 34 years old.

James Dean

Famous actor James Dean also lots his life driving a Porsche, on September 30, 1955. The “Rebel Without a Cause” actor was crazy about driving at high speeds. James frontally crashed into another car, and he suffered severe wounds. He paramedics found him alive, but he died en route to the hospital.