Dave Matthews Band Founder, Saxophonist LeRoi Moore Dead at 46

Musician LeRoi Moore, saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band and one of its founding members, died Tuesday afternoon. According to a statement released on his website, the death was caused by unexpected complications from an ATV accident he sustained at the end of June earlier this year, at his house in Virginia.

From the Website:

LeRoi Moore Announcement

LeRoi Moore, saxophonist and founding member of Dave Matthews Band, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2008, at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles from sudden complications stemming from his June ATV accident on his farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.  Moore had recently returned to his Los Angeles home to begin an intensive physical rehabilitation program.

Tom Muzquiz

RCA Music Group Publicity

J Records / Arista Records / RCA Records

Is it just me, or is everyone dying all of a sudden? Well, it has to happen sometime, but some old age for warning seems, at least, reasonable–that’s all I’m sayin’.

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