Former skilled wrestling champion “Luscious” Johnny Valiant has died after being struck crossing a avenue in a Pittsburgh suburb.
The Allegheny County health worker says in a press release that 71-year-old Thomas Sullivan died Wednesday morning at a hospital. He was struck simply earlier than 5:30 a.m. whereas crossing a avenue in Ross Township, about eight miles (12 kilometers) northwest of Pittsburgh..
Police informed WPXI-TV the World Wrestling Leisure corridor of famer was not in a crosswalk, and the motive force of the car remained on the scene.
The WWE says Valiant gained the world tag workforce championships in 1974 with James Fanning as The Valiant Brothers. He partnered with “Gentleman” Jerry Valiant to win the world tag workforce championships in 1979.
He additionally managed Hulk Hogan within the 1980s.