Macho Man Randy Savage (real name, Randy Poffo) was killed in a car accident in Tampa Friday morning when, according to TMZ, his Jeep Wrangler veered across a concrete media, through oncoming traffic and smashed into a tree.
Savage's brother Lanny Poffo, told TMZ, Macho Man had a heart attack at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle.
Savage was 58.
Macho Man was a key factor in the rise of the WWF (now WWE). Along with Hulk Hogan, he helped propel the company into the mainstream.
He began with the WWF in 1985, his deep raspy voice known for the catchphrase "Ooooooh Yeaahhhhh."
Savage held 20 championships during his wrestling career.
Savage married Elizabeth Ann Hulette in 1984. She became his in-ring valet Miss Elizabeth. They divorced in 1992 (she died in 2003) and Savage married Lynne Payne a year ago.
A good baseball player, Savage was a minor-league outfielder, who started wrestling in 1973 as The Spider Friend