Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dead at 55

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Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker was killed Sunday night, according to reports.

He reportedly died from his injuries after he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach.

Police are investigating the crash.

He was 55.

During his nearly career, Whitaker held the lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight titles.

He won a gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006.

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