'Macho Man' Randy Savage dies in car crash

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Wrestling star Randy Savage died today in a car accident in Tampa, Florida.
The 58-year-old, known as Macho Man, is understood to have suffered a heart
attack at the wheel of his vehicle.

He lost control of the car and hit a tree around 10am this morning, Savage's
brother, Lanny Poffo, told TMZ.
Savage began his WWF career in 1985 and became famous for his catchphrase 'Ooh
He is also well known for his deep, raspy voice and flashy attire, typically
including sunglasses, a bandana or head band, flashy robes, and a cowboy hat.
Savage is also well known for his long-time endorsement of Slim Jim beef jerky,
as he starred in many colourful TV commercials to promote the product.
A rep for Slim Jim told TMZ; 'We're saddened by the loss. Randy was a beloved
ambassador for the Slim Jim brand for many years and will be greatly missed.
'Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time'.
Fellow pro wrestler Hulk Hogan wrote on his Twitter page: 'I'm completely
devastated, after over 10 years of not talking with Randy, we've finally started
to talk and communicate.
'He had so much life in his eyes & in his spirit, I just pray that he's happy
and in a better place and we miss him.

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