A new theory has emerged regarding the single-car crash that resulted in the deaths of actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas.
The website TMZ reported Wednesday that, after examining the site in Valencia where the collision occurred on Nov. 30, stunt experts believe Rodas may have lost control of the high-performance Porsche Carrera GT after driving over plastic markers – known as Botts’ Dots – in the road.
The experts told Walker’s family that “a car going speeds approaching 90 MPH will lose traction after hitting a series of Botts’ Dots,” according to TMZ, adding that the Porsche was equipped with racing tires “that have very little tread.”
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office released Walker’s body to officials on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Walker’s family is reportedly making plans for a private funeral, to be attended by relatives and colleagues who worked with the actor on the “Fast & Furious” franchise. No date has yet been set for the services.