Legendary Wrestler Killed In Car Accident The wrestling world is in mourning after learning that legendary star Randy Savage has died after a car crash near to his home in Seminole, Florida. Born Randall Mario Poffo, the popular 58-year-old was known as Macho Man in the ring, rose to fame in the 1980s and was twice crowned world heavyweight champion. Florida Highway Patrol crash investigators said appeared to have lost control of his 2009 Jeep Wrangler for unknown reasons at 9.25am local time. Reports suggest that he drove over a concrete central reservation into oncoming traffic lanes before crashing head-on into a tree. He died of his injuries at a nearby hospital and the crash was not alcohol-related, officials said. The cause of death will not be confirmed until an autopsy is performed. Savage and his wife, Barbara Poffo, who was alongside him in the car, were both wearing seat belts. His 56-year-old partner suffered minor injuries and was assessed at a nearby hospital Under contract with the WWE from 1985 to 1993, Savage was known for both his colourful style and success in the ring. He clinched two WWE championships, two world heavyweight championships and held a 14-month reign as intercontinental champion, according to a biography on the WWE website. A statement posted on the WWE site read: "WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of one of the greatest superstars of his time.