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Actor and BJJ brown belt Paul Walker dies in car accident

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Paul Walker and Franjinha
Paul Walker and Franjinha

Sad and unexpected news for the BJJ and acting community this Saturday.

Actor and BJJ brown belt Paul Walker passed away after a car accident in Santa Clarita, California.

The star of the series “Fast and Furious” was said to be returning from a charity event when the car he was riding as a passenger hit a tree and caught on fire.

Walker trained with Paragon BJJ leader and GMA member Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller.

Recently, GRACIEMAG.com posted on how Franjinha was helping Walker to prepare for a upcoming action movie entitled “Brick Mansions”.

Franjinha posted on Facebook his reaction to the unexpected sad news: “No words can describe my feeling right now, just RIP Bro. Your kindness and friendship will be missed. I just can’t believed it. But, I want to thank you for the great times and memories that we shared together. I will Never forget It. Go in peace my friend.”

The GRACIEMAG team joins in the thoughts and prayers to Walker’s family and friends in this terrible moment.

Here’s a video of Walker sparring with Franjinha.

 

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