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Speed to blame for Paul Walker crash

By: Associated Press
March 25, 2014 Updated: March 25, 2014 at 3:07 pm
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photo - FILE - This March 21, 2013 file photo shows U.S. actor Paul Walker wearing a creation from the Colcci summer collection at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Walker's mother, Cheryl Ann Walker, petitioned to become her granddaughter's legal guardian in a Los Angeles court on Tuesday March 20, 2014. The 40-year-old actor died Nov. 30 in a fiery crash after a specialty Porsche driven by his friend and financial adviser struck a light pole and a tree in northern Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
FILE - This March 21, 2013 file photo shows U.S. actor Paul Walker wearing a creation from the Colcci summer collection at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Walker's mother, Cheryl Ann Walker, petitioned to become her granddaughter's legal guardian in a Los Angeles court on Tuesday March 20, 2014. The 40-year-old actor died Nov. 30 in a fiery crash after a specialty Porsche driven by his friend and financial adviser struck a light pole and a tree in northern Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File) 

LOS ANGELES — Crash investigators have determined that the Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling approximately 90 mph when it lost control on a California street and smashed into a light pole, killing the actor and his friend.

A person who has reviewed the investigators' report told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it concluded unsafe driving, not mechanical problems, caused the crash. The person requested anonymity because the report has not been officially released.

The report says driver Roger Rodas was going between 81 mph and 94 mph when his 2005 Porsche Carrera GT began to drift as it lost control after coming out of a curve.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol did the investigation. Neither commented on report's findings Tuesday.

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