NYPD Tow Truck Driver Dead After Suspected Medical Episode Causes Crash

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BROOKLYN, NY – A 61-year-old police tow truck driver is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Brooklyn, according to authorities. The accident happened shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Flatbush Avenue near Avenue R in Marine Park. NYPD officials say the driver potentially suffered a heart attack while driving, causing him to veer off the roadway, mount a curb, and hit a tree.

According to the New York Post, the driver, Anthony Edgehill, was transported to Mount Sinai in Brooklyn in serious condition and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

The accident is still under investigation at this time, and the New York truck accident attorneys of Finz & Finz, P.C., will be monitoring this story for further updates.

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