Randy “Macho Man” Savage Dies in Car Accident

Randy "Macho Man" Savage has died in a car accident in Tampa, Florida at the age of 58.

 

The wrestling world has lost one of their most colorful characters today as Randy “Macho Man” Savage died at 9:25 AM in Tampa, Florida in a car accident. He was 58.

He lost control of his vehicle, crossed a median and collided head-on with a tree. He and his wife of one year Lynn were both wearing their seatbelts and Lynn only sustained minor injuries.

The “Macho Man” was one of the most colorful characters in the wrestling ring. He one time played baseball in the minor leagues. His complete minor league record is shown below:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=poffo-001ran

Among the survivors are his brother “Leaping Lanny” Poffo who also was a wrestler at the same time as his brother.

http://www.tmz.com/2011/05/20/randy-savage-car-accident-macho-man-dead-dies-died-killed-wwe-wrestler-florida/

Advertisements

Author: Andrew Godfrey

Retired from newspaper work after 38 years. Had served in the Army in Hawaii and Vietnam in the 60's. Am now retired and living in Sulphur, Louisiana.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s