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Boxing Hall of Famer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker, 55, dies in auto accident

Pernell Whitaker, who forged a reputation as arguably the greatest defensive boxer who ever lived, died late Sunday in Virginia Beach, Virginia, when he was struck by a car while crossing a bridge. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
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