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Meadow Walker's representative responds to Porsche allegations

A representative for Paul Walker's daughter has blasted Porsche bosses for refusing to accept any blame for the actor's fatal car crash.

Meadow, 16, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the car manufacturers in September (15), holding them responsible for the death of her father, who passed away in November, 2013 after the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT he was riding in slammed into a pole and burst into flames.


The Fast & Furious star was killed by the fire, rather than the initial impact, and Meadow accused Porsche bosses of negligence, claiming design flaws in the vehicle trapped him inside so he burned to death.


Porsche chiefs had previously denied responsibility and blamed the crash on the driving of Roger Rhodas, who was also killed in the accident, and they responded to her lawsuit by insisting the car had been "abused and altered" and "misused and improperly maintained".


They also suggested Walker may be partly to blame for his death, and a representative for Meadow has now blasted their allegations, telling TMZ.com,"It is beyond regrettable that Porsche is trying to deflect its own responsibility by blaming the victim - Paul Walker - for his own death by getting into the passenger seat of its Carrera GT. Contrary to Porsche's assertions, the facts are clear: Paul was the passenger in a car that was not designed to protect its occupants, in a crash on a dry, empty straightaway in broad daylight and at speeds well below the vehicle's advertised capabilities.


"If Porsche had designed the car to include proper safety features, Paul would have survived, he would be filming Fast and Furious 8 and Meadow Walker would have the father she adored."


Authorities investigating the California tragedy found speed to be main factor behind the accident, and found no hints of technical problems with the car.