Lincoln Depradine- An NYPD tow-truck driver died Monday night after he suffered a heart attack while behind the wheel and crashed into a tree in Brooklyn, authorities said.
The driver, identified as Anthony Edgehill, was driving his truck just before 7 p.m. on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue R in Marine Park when he had the heart attack, cops said.
He then lost control of the tow truck and smashed into a tree, authorities said.
Medics rushed him to Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn in serious condition, police said.
Edgehill died at the hospital soon after, his union representative, Marvin Robbins, said.
Edgehill was Grenadian and attended GBSS in the 1970s