Johnny Valiant killed: WWE Hall of Famer killed by truck

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Former WWE wrestler, manager and after radio star “Luscious” Johnny Valiant has died.

The 71-year-old – whose genuine name was Thomas Sullivan – was strike by a pick-up lorry while channel a highway in his hometown in Pennsylvania on Thursday.

He was conspicuous passed during a hospital. Mr Valiant wrestled alongside his theatre brother, Jimmy Valiant, in a 1970s.

After his career in a ring, he managed wrestlers such as Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake.

He after went on to star in such radio array as The Sopranos and Law Order.

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According to internal reports, Mr Valiant was strike as he ran opposite a highway in North Hills, a suburb of Pittsburgh, in a early hours of Thursday. He was not during a channel point.

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In a 1970s he teamed adult with another wrestler to form a Valiant Brothers. The span won a series of championships.

After a government career in a 1980s, Mr Valiant changed into acting. Alongside his radio appearances, he seemed in a 2008 film The Wrestler, starring Mickey Rourke.

His Twitter autobiography reads: “WWF Hall of Fame Wrestler. Three Time Tag Team Champ. Manager of Champions. Comedian.”