Tom Petty Has Reportedly Passed Away And Everyone Is Devastated.
Tom Petty, the famed and beloved rocker behind hits like “American Girl” and “Free Fallin,” has died following a cardiac arrest, CBS News confirms. He was 66. Shortly before CBS shared the news of Petty’s death, TMZ broke the news that the singer was in the hospital with no brain activity after going into cardiac arrest.He was allegedly found unconscious and not breathing in his Malibu home Sunday night.
EMTs reportedly responded to a call, they were able to find a pulse, and then they rushed him to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was placed on life support.
Petty was reportedly found unconscious in his Malibu home and rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital on Sunday night. He was put on life support, but after it was determined that he had no brain activity, the decision was made on Monday to pull life support, according to TMZ.
The news of Petty’s passing is quickly spreading around the internet, where many expressed how upsetting this is.
Tom Petty was a monumental musical leader. His friends & bandmates Ben & Mike taught me so much. Love to them & to his family. Terrible day.
— matt sweeney (@theheavyjamz) October 2, 2017
Don't mind me, I will be crying my eyes out over Tom Petty for the rest of the afternoon with my mother.
— carlita juanita (@NautilusCarly) October 2, 2017