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Porsche: It’s Paul Walker's Fault He Died in the Accident

Whether or not the regretted actor could have been saved has been discussed on several occasions before, and Meadow, the late Fast and Furious star’s only daughter, has recently filed a lawsuit against German luxury sportscar maker Porsche. In response, the company has once again pointed towards its innocence saying that if there’s anybody to blame for the tragic accident, it's Paul Walker.
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According to TMZ, Porsche said Walker was “a knowledgeable and sophisticated user of the 2005 Carrera GT.” The Germans say the actor should not have allowed or participated in a high-speed ride under the given conditions at the time of the accident. The company once again said the sportscar was “abused and altered” adding that it was “misused and improperly maintained.”

It’s well known that Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas - who was driving the car that day - together owned an aftermarket garage where they would tune all type of cars and customize them big time. Working at the machine’s output was part of their hobby, as many if not all the cars were turbocharged and sometimes enhanced with racecar features.

On the other hand, Meadow Walker’s legal representative says some safety features other Porsche models have were missing from the 2005 Carrera GT in question.

“It is beyond regrettable that Porsche is trying to deflect its own responsibility by blaming the victim - Paul Walker - for his own death by getting into the passenger seat of its Carrera GT. Contrary to Porsche’s assertions, the facts are clear: Paul was the passenger in a car that was not designed to protect its occupants, in a crash on a dry, empty straightaway in broad daylight and at speeds well below the vehicle's advertised capabilities.”

Once again, Meadow’s rep quoted by the source claims that if the car had had proper safety features, Paul Walker would have survived. “He would be filming ‘Fast and Furious 8’ and Meadow Walker would have the father she adored.”

It’s not clear whether the lawsuit will go on, but it sure seems Walker’s loved ones are still looking for closure.

It’s been almost two years - November 30, 2013 - since Paul Walker and his close friend Roger Rodas left an event for the actor’s charity Reach Out Worldwide for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the race driver’s red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. The sportscar crashed into a concrete lamppost and two trees on Hercules Street, in a 45 mph (72 km/h) speed zone near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California. The vehicle burst into flames leaving both dead on site.

 
 
 
 
 

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