How Johnny Valiant Died.
Ex Professional wrestler, ‘Luscious‘ Johnny Valiant who was reportedly knocked down while crossing the street has been confirmed dead. Read full story below.
How Johnny Valiant Died
The Legend wrestling champion “Luscious” Johnny Valiant died after being struck crossing a street in a Pittsburgh suburb on Wednesday.
The Allegheny County medical examiner says in a statement that 71-year-old Thomas Sullivan died Wednesday morning at a hospital.
He was struck just before 5:30 a.m. while crossing a street in Ross Township, about 8 miles (12 kilometres) northwest of Pittsburgh.
Police told WPXI-TV the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer was not in a crosswalk, and the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
Many WWE Superstars past and present posted tributes online for Valiant after news of his passing spread. Mick Foley wrote, “Very sorry to hear of WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Valiant’s passing. Loved Luscious Johnny as a wrestler & manager.”