Heart Disease, Not The Car Accident, Killed 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

Jul 1, 2011
Originally published on July 1, 2011 11:36 am

An update on the death in May of former pro wrestling superstar "Macho Man" Randy Savage:

Authorities have confirmed that it was heart disease, not the Seminole, Fla., car accident he was involved in at the time, that killed the 58-year-old Macho Man, the St. Petersburg Times reports:

"An autopsy by the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner's Office revealed that Savage had an enlarged heart with severe atherosclerosis of his coronary arteries and more than 90 percent blockage.

The cause of death was determined to be atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, or heart disease. The manner of death was determined to be natural."

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