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Indiana native wrestler "The Ultimate Warrior" dies at age 54

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The Ultimate Warrior, pictured in 1992, rose to become one of the biggest stars in WWE history. The Ultimate Warrior, pictured in 1992, rose to become one of the biggest stars in WWE history.

The Indiana-born wrestling icon known as "The Ultimate Warrior" is dead at the age of 54.

James Hellwig grew up in Indiana, and even attended Fountain Central High School and Indiana State University before becoming one of the most famous professional wrestlers in the country.

Just this past Sunday, Hellwig was inducted into the WWE's Hall of Fame.

He collapsed outside of his hotel in Arizona Tuesday. No word on the cause of death.

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