Pernell Whitaker “Sweet P” was indeed the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of his generation. And his talent in the ring got him an Olympic gold medal. But the boxer is no more. He died after he was hit by a driver in Virginia Beach. This incident has left everyone in shock.
Olympic gold winner, boxer Pernell Whitaker was 55
Reportedly Pernell Whitaker was walking in the vicinity of an intersection as he got hit by a vehicle. According to a police statement, this occurred at around 10 p.m. on Sunday. Moreover, it was reported that the driver stayed on the scene, while Pernell Whitaker was declared dead.
The investigation is still going on. But the police have said that drugs, alcohol or road speed may not be the factors that led to the accident.