Olympic-Winning Boxer Pernell Whitaker Dies at 55

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Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Pernell Whitaker has died after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia. He was 55.

According to reports, police received a call that there had been an accident between a vehicle and a pedestrian in Virginia Beach. After arriving at the scene, authorities saw that Pernell had been hit by the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into the crash is still ongoing.


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