Overnight, the fellow stars of those "Fast and the Furious" blockbuster movies paid a sorrowful tribute to Paul Walker.. showing up at the crash scene.
"If my brother could be here now and see all the love you were bringing here..." said actor Vin Diesel, who got emotional as he addressed the crowds outside. "I just wanted to say thank you, thank you for coming out here and showing that angel up in Heaven," he continued.
And, Tuesday morning, out came a new look at the final seconds of that life cut short...
In the lower right corner of a surveillance video, a speeding car...then an explosion, followed by billowing smoke. Within seconds, people are racing in to rescue Walker and the driver, his friend Roger Rodas.
One of Walker's childhood friend's reportedly attempted to pull his body from the burning car...police had to hold him back. But, it was too late...both men were pronounced dead at the scene.
Walker, 40, rose to fame street racing in the "Fast and the Furious" blockbusters.
"He had become an icon by virtue of this role in the 'Fast and the Furious' series. His whole career took on...like an added energy...by virtue of this franchise," says Peter DeBruge, who is the chief international film cirtic for 'Variety' magazine.
Investigators now say Walker and his friend were driving very fast and, putting to rest speculation that they might have been drag racing with
someone else, police say it appears there was no other car there when they went on that joyride following a charity event.
Authorities are looking for more surveillance video like this for clues.
And, as that memorial at the crash site grows, Walker's family continues to search for answers. We lost a spirit. You lost a person that he had a way about him. I'm devastated," said Paul Walker, Sr.
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