Police check racing tip in Paul Walker's death

Dec 2, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WMTW-TV Auburn

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Kevin from Michigan

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Dec 2, 2013
 
This is a tragedy.really,racing belongs in a controlled environment, such as a racetrack. I had a cousin in October of 1971 who was killed in ford torino in flat rock mi. Near detroit. He hit train trestle post. Speed limit was around 30. It was straight road.my lady cousin says cops were playing chicken. Hard to believe. They figured 100 mph+. He was shown in casket but he had made up face. It should have been closed casket.he was 21 and just leaving u.s. navy.
These Porsches r race cars. When racing on public streets,many risks r involved.
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Dec 2, 2013
 
Kevin from Michigan wrote:
This is a tragedy.really,racing belongs in a controlled environment, such as a racetrack. I had a cousin in October of 1971 who was killed in ford torino in flat rock mi. Near detroit. He hit train trestle post. Speed limit was around 30. It was straight road.my lady cousin says cops were playing chicken. Hard to believe. They figured 100 mph+. He was shown in casket but he had made up face. It should have been closed casket.he was 21 and just leaving u.s. navy.
These Porsches r race cars. When racing on public streets,many risks r involved.
Ya think?

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A long trail of power steering fluid was found leading up to the crash site.

How often do fluid hoses fail on half million dollar cars?

Of COURSE speed was a factor. 35mph doesn't demolish a car that way.

I smell murder.
poormaintenance

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Dec 3, 2013
 
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A long trail of power steering fluid was found leading up to the crash site.
How often do fluid hoses fail on half million dollar cars?
Of COURSE speed was a factor. 35mph doesn't demolish a car that way.
I smell murder.
An 8 year old low milage car with factory parts including rubber hoses and seals which can dry out from age and lack of use. My guess is that the power steering was under pressure which sprayed fluid all over which how the car became engulfed so quickly.
poormaintenance

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Dec 3, 2013
 
TMZ found a memo warning to dealers the dangers of driving the Porsche. They said that car is darn close to being a real race car-ment for a track. The memo said even a flat beer can effect steering.

http://www.tmz.com/2013/12/03/paul-walker-dea...

Still think they lost a seal or hose.
never heard of the bum

Kingston, PA

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Dec 3, 2013
 
he wont last as long as dead car driver james dean.
kev

Mishawaka, IN

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Dec 3, 2013
 
Isn't that kind of insensitive?.i don't know him but this was a true star.james dean was unique.but this guy will certainly me missed nonetheless.a true tragedy.he wasn't trying to compete with dean
Lap

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Dec 3, 2013
 
poormaintenance wrote:
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An 8 year old low milage car with factory parts including rubber hoses and seals which can dry out from age and lack of use. My guess is that the power steering was under pressure which sprayed fluid all over which how the car became engulfed so quickly.
Thats aload of crap. A Porsche sitting with dry hoses? come on thats far fetched . People will come up with the most ridiculous BS. It came down to speed its that simple. Stupid theory Iam sorry but it is. Next. Even if it was leaking, who cares now anyway, the more men lost their lives for petes sake. Sheesh the nerve.
Lap

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Dec 3, 2013
 
"poor" not more
Lap

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snyper wrote:
A long trail of power steering fluid was found leading up to the crash site.
How often do fluid hoses fail on half million dollar cars?
Of COURSE speed was a factor. 35mph doesn't demolish a car that way.
I smell murder.
Another idiot with a stupid theory. The driver murdered the 2 of them period. Do you really need to speed? Again, even if it was leaking , it still gives no reason to speed. You really think the leak caused them to smash into a tree? Come on use your brains son.
Lap

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Dec 3, 2013
 
All you fools have stupid theories . None of you can use your brains to factor speed over anything caused their death. Next you will say the tires blew. Bunch of dummies
Lap

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Kevin from Michigan wrote:
This is a tragedy.really,racing belongs in a controlled environment, such as a racetrack. I had a cousin in October of 1971 who was killed in ford torino in flat rock mi. Near detroit. He hit train trestle post. Speed limit was around 30. It was straight road.my lady cousin says cops were playing chicken. Hard to believe. They figured 100 mph+. He was shown in casket but he had made up face. It should have been closed casket.he was 21 and just leaving u.s. navy.
These Porsches r race cars. When racing on public streets,many risks r involved.
Really ? Many risks? Ya don't say!!!

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poormaintenance wrote:
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An 8 year old low milage car with factory parts including rubber hoses and seals which can dry out from age and lack of use. My guess is that the power steering was under pressure which sprayed fluid all over which how the car became engulfed so quickly.
PS fluid doesn't burn.

The stock hoses on that car are racing synthetics, not rubber.

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<quoted text>Another idiot with a stupid theory. The driver murdered the 2 of them period. Do you really need to speed? Again, even if it was leaking , it still gives no reason to speed. You really think the leak caused them to smash into a tree? Come on use your brains son.
Ever have your steering lock up?

I AM using my brains, youngster. That's why I suspect murder. I think Paul was collateral damage. The owner of the vehicle was the target.
kev from Michigan

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Dec 4, 2013
 
snyper wrote:
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Ever have your steering lock up?
I AM using my brains, youngster. That's why I suspect murder. I think Paul was collateral damage. The owner of the vehicle was the target.
If u look up this car specs and characteristics,it really wasn't a street car it should have been used extremely carefullya very difficult car to drive, even for race drivers.,In 1984 there was mustang SVo. This car was really only a high speed car.not really for city.i heard half were sent to Deutschland fer autobahn.this driver made a fatal error.
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Dec 4, 2013
 
Well, Just when you think you saw it all.
you stumble upon www.whokilledpaulwalker.com

Voting site to who you feel is responsible for the death of the actor. Some people I guess just have zero class
kev

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Dec 4, 2013
 
Timmy wrote:
Well, Just when you think you saw it all.
you stumble upon www.whokilledpaulwalker.com
Voting site to who you feel is responsible for the death of the actor. Some people I guess just have zero class
I won't be participating in these here united states.this is a travesty. Not a game show!an aspiring man in his prime burned to death.this should not be trivialized

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kev from Michigan wrote:
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If u look up this car specs and characteristics,it really wasn't a street car it should have been used extremely carefullya very difficult car to drive, even for race drivers.,In 1984 there was mustang SVo. This car was really only a high speed car.not really for city.i heard half were sent to Deutschland fer autobahn.this driver made a fatal error.
There is NOTHING that the driver could do that accounts for the long trail of power steering fluid that leads up to the crash. The power steering fluid lines HAD to have been tampered with.

That's murder.

Means.

Opportunity.

All the cops have to discover is probable motive.
kevin

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Dec 5, 2013
 
I actually saw clips from his movies for first time. Very exhilarating.
Interesting movies. What a loss! I'm sure god has gained an angel. His memory will live everlasting.

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