Fast & Furious star Paul Walker’s daughter has won $10,700,000 from the estate of Roger Rodas after her father was killed in a Porsche car crash.
The Hollywood actor was a passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT when his friend Roger Rodas lost control and crashed into trees at speeds of up to 93mph.
The car burst into flames and both men died at the scene in November 2013.
The money awarded to teenage daughter Meadow will go into a trust.
“The amount paid by the estate of Roger Rodas into a trust for Meadow Walker only covers a fraction of what her father would have earned as an international movie star had his life not been tragically cut short,” her attorney said in a statement.
Just One Of Two Claims for Porsche
The settlement was actually reached way back at the end of 2014, but has remain undisclosed until now.
According to the statement, Rodas was certainly not fully culpable for the tragic crash, and Meadow Walker will press ahead with her suit against Porsche.
“She intends to hold the company responsible for producing a vehicle that was defective and caused Paul Walker’s death.”
Meadow is the star’s only heir and first filed her complaint against Porsche in September 2015.
The suit was scathing and accused the automotive giant of leaving out safety features that may have kept her father alive.
Porsche continue to absolve themselves of blame for the crash and subsequent deaths.
Los Angeles themselves reached a conclusion that the crash was a result of “excessive speed” and freed Porsche from blame.
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