Paul Walker

Best known for his role in the Fast and the Furious franchise, Paul Walker passed away as he was working on the seventh installment of the series that helped his rise to fame.  The actor died instantly when the car he was in crashed and exploded on November 30, 2013 in Santa Clarita, California.  Further investigation into the accident revealed speed was to blame for the deadly crash.
Paul Walker

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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston’s powerful voice topped the charts in her prime, with hits such as, “I Will Always Love You,” and “I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”  However, she also struggled with addiction and a tumultuous personal life that included a troubled marriage to Bobby Brown that frequently made headlines.  Whitney died from accidental drowning in the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11, 2012.

Whitney Houston

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