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Oh no. Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin dead

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Australian television personality and environmentalist Steve Irwin has died in a marine accident in north Queensland, Australian state government sources say.

According to Australian Associated Press the 44-year-old is believed to have been killed by a stingray barb that went through his chest.

He was filming an underwater documentary off Port Douglas when the accident occurred says AAP.

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I wasn't a fan really, but he was well respected. I couldn't recount how many times I've heard people say "Crikey!" Sad day.

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