TODAY | December 01, 2013
>> we want to begin with the death of actor paul walker . it seems to many an ironic twist of fate . the actor who was best known for his role in "the fast & the furious" series, films about fast cars . that accounter ended up dying in a car crash . fans and celebrities alike taking to social media to express their grief as soon as that news broke. we have alicia in the orange room with more. good morning.
>> good morning. it could be days before police know exactly what caused this horrible crash. we do know that paul walker was attending a charity event for his organization, reach out worldwide. he was raising money for typhoon victims in thailand. and paul was only 40 years old. his untimely death has left hearts across the world absolutely broken including his co-stars who all took to social media to express their grief, their shock, their condolences. we see here vin diesel . they've known each other for 14 years, seven "fast & furious" movies. he says my brother and i aimed for the stars together. we achieved more than we ever could have hoped. tyrese also took to twitter and said, "my heart is hurting so bad. no one can make believe this is real. i just don't understand. my heart hurts." ludacris, other co-star, took to twitter. "your humble spirit was felt from the start. wherever you're blessed with your presence, we were like brothers. our birthdays are only one day apart." funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. we know paul had a teenage daughter.
>> horrible story. such a tragic irony to the way he died.
>> on his twitter page, he says that he loves cars, adrenaline, ocean, a native of glendale, california.
>> alicia, thanks.