Everything We Know About Paul Walker's Death
3 of 5 Friend Tried to save him
Paul's rep confirmed that he was in Santa Clarita for a car show -- organized by Paul and his charitable organization Reach Out Worldwide -- to support the Philippines typhoon relief effort.
Several of his friends were attending the event ... which was very near to where the deadly accident happened.
One of Paul's friends talked to a TMZ photographer ... describing the scene ... and his efforts to save Paul from the burning car.