Paul was 21 years old when he was killed by a drunk driver, moving in excess of 100 miles per hour in Wrentham, Massachusetts. The accident sent shock waves among his family and friends. Over 300 people attended his wake and paid tribute to their dear friend. He impacted many lives through his comedy, acting and good nature. He would go out of his way to help someone and never met a stranger. He loved the beach, fishing, swimming and eating seafood. He loved his family and friends and he is dearly missed. He leaves behind a father, Paul Rudeen, Sr. and a mother, Sandra White. He was their only child and this tragedy has left a void in their lives that cannot be filled. His parents are actively pursuing tougher laws regarding mandatory blood and alcohol testing in motor vehicle homicide cases.