The last photo of Paul Walker alive just 30 minutes before fatal crash

Fast and Furious star snapped climbing into red Porsche half an hour before tragic accident.

This is the last photograph of Paul Walker before his tragic death aged just 40.
 
30 minutes after this picture was taken the 40-year-old actor died in a car crash.
 
In the photo the ‘Fast and Furious’ star can be seen climbing into the passenger seat of his friend Roger Rodas’ brand new Porsche after attending a fundraiser for Walker’s charity Reach Out Worldwide.
 
The red Porsche reportedly crashed into a lamppost and burst into flames on Saturday, killing Walker and his friend Rodas.

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It’s also emerged that the last words of Walker were reportedly “Let’s go for a drive”.

Paul's friend Jim Torp told Radar: "Roger [Rodas] backed it in to the garage and Paul jumped in and said, 'Hey, let's go for a drive'.

"So they went for a little drive and this is what happened."

The footage (below) filmed just after the accident reveal the true extent of the crash.


The smash happened so near to the charity event that some of the attendees rushed to try and save the pair.
 
An eyewitness told Radar that Rodas’ eight-year-old son was on the scene and tried to rescue his Dad.

"His son had jumped the fence and gone over, he was trying to get his dad out," eyewitness Torp told Radar.

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"There was nothing he could do".

Police in Los Angeles have said speed was a factor in the accident.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement: "Speed was a factor in the solo vehicle collision."

It said it did not know at this stage how fast the car was going before the collision, adding that the accident was under investigation.

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On Sunday, Mr Walker's fans gathered to leave flowers, candles and memorabilia from the action movies.

Walker was working on the seventh Fast And Furious movie at the time of his death.

A spokesman for Universal Pictures, the company behind the film, said: "All of us ... are heartbroken.

"Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the Fast And Furious films and to countless fans."

Walker left behind a fifteen-year-old daughter.