August 20, 2008 / 3:19 AM / 10 years ago

Dave Matthews Band saxophonist dies

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Saxophonist LeRoi Moore, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band, died on Tuesday of complications from a vehicle accident in June.

The Dave Matthews Band performs during a free concert in New York's Central Park Great Lawn, September 24, 2003. REUTERS/Albert Ferreira

A statement on the band’s Web site said Moore died unexpectedly at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon.

Moore had been injured in June while riding an all-terrain vehicle near his farm in Charlottesville, Virginia, the statement said.

He had recently returned to his home in Los Angeles to begin rehabilitation.

Celebrity Web site said Moore was 46.

Reporting by Nichola Groom; Editing by Bill Trott

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