RACE IN PARADISE: Fans get nostalgic on 6th anniversary of Paul Walker’s death

American actor Paul Walker died in 2013.

Film star Paul Walker may have passed away in 2013, but his memory still burns bright in the minds of a lot of people.

On November 30, 2013, Walker lost his life in a fatal accident crash that also claimed the life of another person. The incident occurred while he was filming Furious 7.

“6 years ago today my heart was broken.”

— Fan

Fans took to social media on Saturday to remember the man who played a key role in increasing the popularity of car racing and Converse shoes. They celebrated his life through text, videos and a variety of memes. 

“6 years ago today my heart was broken… Not by a girl or anything, but by the sad news of the death of this man, Paul Walker. He was an idol to many, a man to look up too and a great guy. I never had the chance to meet him, never will now. Hope you’re racing up there. RIP Paul,” one social media user said.

Another added: “Remembering a legend today, the man who got me to love imports over muscle any day🏎 Race in Paradise @RealPaulWalker We’ll see you again one day✌🏼#rideordie #PaulWalker.”

Walker’s final film, Furious 7, has gone on to become the highest-grossing film of the in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise with more than $1.5 billion in revenue while also leading to See You Again by rapper Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth becoming a major hit.