Fans, friends and colleagues have taken to Twitter as they try to wrap their head around the shocking news.
Rihanna "Very Very sad news...I'm so heartbroken about this! #PW"
Ludacris "Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark, we were like brothers & our birthdays are only 1 day apart, now You will forever hold a place in all of our hearts @paulwalker legacy will live on forever. R.I.P."
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Tyrese: "My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send clarity over this cause I just don't understand My heart hurts it's broken no one can convince me that this is real.... Prayer warriors please pray real hard for his only child, his daughter and family... #HeartOfAnAngel13YrsFamilyForeverWeJustCelebreatedYour40thBirthday..... My God... My God... I can't believe I'm writing this"
Nick Cannon "Rest in Peace to a true light, Paul Walker. To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord"
Michael B. Jordan: "Man life is so short. People you care about can be here one min and gone the next Don't take life for granted RIP Paul Walker"
Xzibit: "Wow! Horrible horrible news. RIP PAUL WALKER. prayers go out to his friends and family at this difficult time. #crazy."
Swizz Beatz: "R.I.P to Paul Walker a great guy gone to soon blessings to his family."
Ja Rule: "R.i.p. to the homie Paul Walker and condolences to his family I'm truly upset about this right now smh life is to short enjoy every moment and appreciate family and the little things we take for granted you will be missed..."