NYPD tow truck driver who died after suffering medical episode in Brooklyn identified

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
NYPD tow truck driver who died on the job ID'd
Shirleen Allicot has new details on the incident, which happened in Marine Park.

MARINE, PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police have identified the NYPD tow truck operator who died on the job Monday in Brooklyn.

Anthony Edgehill, 61, was on duty when he was driving near Flatbush Avenue and Avenue R in Marine Park.

Police say he suffered some sort of medical episode just before 6 p.m. and lost control of his vehicle.

The truck jumped a curb before coming to rest against a tree.

Edgehill was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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