Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday at the age of 40. The actor was in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, according to his publicist.
Authorities said speed was a factor in the crash, but its cause is still being investigated.
Shortly after the news broke, many celebrities took to social media to offer their condolences, including some who worked with Walker throughout his career.
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"Brother I will miss you very much," actor Vin Diesel, Walker's costar in the "Fast & Furious" wrote on Instagram. "I am absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. Rest in Peace."
Here are other comments stars have made:
Paul was a good dude. Conscientious & not caught up in Hollywood. He knew there was more to life & lived like it. Nice to know you brotha. — Ryan Phillippe (@RyanPhillippe) December 1, 2013
My heart goes out to Paul Walker's family. Tragic news. — Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) December 1, 2013
Rest in Peace to a true light, Paul Walker. To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord — Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) December 1, 2013
Omg Paul walker... rip — JWOWW (@JENNIWOWW) December 1, 2013
Heavy heavy heart tonight. Paul Walker was a genuinely good, sweet, kind, laid back, loving person. Sending much love to his family. — olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) December 1, 2013
RIP Paul Walker.. Eerie that the star of The Fast & The Furious died in a car accident.. God Bless his daughter — Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) December 1, 2013
I'm a devastated right now. My prayers & condolences go out to Paul Walkers family & friends. He was a amazing talent & will truly b missed — Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) December 1, 2013
My condolences to Paul Walker's family. Rest In Peace. — Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) December 1, 2013
RIP Paul Walker. Gone too soon!! Life is precious — Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) December 1, 2013
All my strength, love & faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We find our strength.. in his light. Love you brother. — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) December 1, 2013
So so sad about Paul Walker : ( — Lance Bass (@LanceBass) December 1, 2013
IS THIS TRUE ABOUT PAUL WALKER?! I'm in tears. �� — Nicole Polizzi (@snooki) December 1, 2013
Our family mourns the loss of Paul. A very special Human being. Our prayers go his beloved family — Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn) December 1, 2013