Celebrities and fans mourn the loss of the superstar wrestler as tweets and comments are spreading throughout online. The WWE released an official statement speaking of the Macho Man's sudden and tragic death.
WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of one of the greatest Superstars of his time, Randy Poffo, aka Randy Macho Man Savage. Poffo was under contract with WWE from 1985 to 1993 and held both the WWE and Intercontinental Championships. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends. We wish a speedy recovery to his wife Lynn. Poffo will be greatly missed by WWE and his fans, said WWE.
Other superstar wrestlers such as Hulk Hogan and The Rock expressed their sorrow with tweets on Savage's passing.
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 & his spirit, I just pray that he's happy and in a better place and we miss him, tweeted Hogan on Twitter.
RIP Randy 'Macho Man' Savage - you were one of my childhood inspirations and heros. Strength, love and prayers to the Savage/Poffo family, tweeted Dwayne The Rock Johnson on Twitter.
Pro wrestler Randy the Macho Man Savage was killed in a car accident in Seminole, Florida. His Jeep Wrangler crashed into a tree after experiencing a heart attack while he was driving.
Florida Highway Patrol reported that Savage's jeep drove into oncoming traffic and tragically ended with a head on crash into a tree. The 58 year old wrestler died of injuries after arriving to Largo Medical Center. His wife Lynn, 56, was also in the car at that time but suffered only minor injuries
Randy Savage's real name was Randall Mario Poffo was a popular icon in the late 1980's to 1990's in both the World Wrestling Federation ring and in marketing campaigns for Slim Jim snack products. He was considered one of the greatest superstars in the World Wrestling Entertainment history, amassing enormous fans and attention to the wrestling industry at that time.