Boxing Legend Killed In Tragic Accident

Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker passed away Sunday after being hit by a car. As Fox News reports:

Retired boxer Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, who held world titles at four weight classes, has been killed after being hit by a car, Virginia Beach police said Monday.

An emergency call came in Sunday night about a vehicle-pedestrian accident and when officers arrived at the scene, they located an adult male who was hit by a vehicle, police said in a news release.

Whitaker, 55, of Norfolk, Va., was identified as the victim. Police said he died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, police said.

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