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Paul Walker almost didn’t go on death ride

2013-12-02 13:09
Paul Walker
Los Angeles - According to reports on TMZ Paul Walker may not have ever gotten into the car that took him to his death if it hadn't been acting up moments before the crash. 

The gossip site reported that Walker was at a fundraiser at Roger Rodas' high end auto shop that specialises in exotic cars. Paul had a stake in the shop. 

Rodas was driving the Porshe at the time of the accident. 

“Sources connected to Roger told TMZ when Paul arrived Roger was watching one of his employees try in vain to back the Carrera GT into the shop, but it kept stalling. 

“Roger decided to take matters into his own hands and told the worker to get out and took the wheel himself,” TMZ reported. 

As Roger was busy backing the car into the garage Paul came up and asked for a quick ride as he hadn’t driven the Porsche yet. 

He jumped in the passenger seat and they took a 20 minute drive. The crash took place as the pair were on their way back to the shop. 

Mail Online reported that the 8-year-old son of Rodas was one of the first to the site of the horrific car crash. 

Before the flames had even died down around the Porsche Carrera, Rodas' son heroically came rushing to try and pull his dad from the inferno. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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