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Fri May 20, 2011 1:06 pm

just read that the macho man randy savage died in a car accident, crashed head first into a tree..

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Fri May 20, 2011 2:03 pm

I read he suffered a massive heart attack, while driving. His wife was with him in the car, at the time. R.I.P. Big Man.

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Fri May 20, 2011 3:56 pm

Smokieonefour, Your right his brother said he died of a heart attack while driving and then hit the tree.Wife is ok.

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Fri May 20, 2011 4:45 pm

smokieonefour wrote:I read he suffered a massive heart attack, while driving. His wife was with him in the car, at the time. R.I.P. Big Man.


yea, i had read a small blip on a website, at first it only mentioned crashing into the tree, later they expanded more on his passing.

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Fri May 20, 2011 7:58 pm

:cry: :cry: :shock: :shock: :( :(

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Fri May 20, 2011 8:22 pm

It happened in Seminole, FL, not too far from where I live.

Local news coverage video here.

Several pro wrestlers live in this area including Hulk Hogan.

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Sat May 21, 2011 2:06 pm

snap into a slim jim..................

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Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:46 am

Autopsy reveals Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage died of natural causes

The Y! Sports Blogs
Thu Jun 30 10:48pm EDT
By Chris Chase

An autopsy revealed that wrestling great Randy "Macho Man" Savage died from heart disease and not from any injury sustained in his May 20 car crash.

The St. Petersburg Medical Examiner's Office found that the 58-year-old had an enlarged heart with hardened coronary arteries. He became unresponsive while driving his Jeep Wrangler on a Florida highway in May and crashed into a tree. While the auto accident left minor cuts and bruises, the heart problems were the official cause of death of the wrestler.

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At the time of his death, it was unknown whether the former wrestling star had died because of the heart issue or because the heart issue caused him to crash. The coroner said Savage was found with therapeutic levels of a number of prescribed drugs in his system and that alcohol wasn't a factor. There was no evidence he was taking any heart medication, leading to the assumption that Savage may not have known about his condition.

His wife, Lynn, was riding in the car during the accident. Their Jeep Wrangler flipped over a concrete median into oncoming traffic before skidding into a tree. The couple were married in a beachfront ceremony in 2010.

Born Randy Poffo, the future Macho Man had a brief minor league baseball career before joining the wrestling circuit. He grew to fame in the 1980 with the WWF where his bouts with Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and George "The Animal" Steele made him a star. Advertisements with Slim-Jim and his signature catchphrase, "Ooh yeah!," helped him become a household name.

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Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:50 pm

now miss elizabeth is nagging him in the after life..............
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