DJ Ajax Dies In Accident On His Birthday

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DJ Ajax, a popular record-spinner from Australia, died early this morning after being hit by a truck. He was 41 years old.

Adrian Thomas had been celebrating his birthday and was reportedly the victim of an accident, although police are investigating. A spokesperson for police said in a statement, "It's believed the man ran in front of the north bound truck on College Crescent shortly before 1am. He died at the scene."

Thomas was a celebrated performer who was named "World DJ of the Year" by 3D Magazine three times. After making a name for himself with the group Bang Gang, he went on to found the label Sweat It Out. A rep for the label said today that Thomas was "instrumental in shaping the landscape of Australian dance music. He was a hugely talented individual and was highly respected by the local and international dance music community as a pioneer and innovator. Adrian touched so many people and it is impossible to sum up his legacy in words."

Thomas is being fondly remembered across the web today as friends mourn the loss of a talented musician.

Amanda Crum
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