Tom Petty Dead At 66

Tom Petty dead at 66

Tom Petty has died, one day after he was found in cardiac arrest at his home,

He was rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital Sunday night after he was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest EMTs rushed to his Malibu home and were able to get a pulse.

And our sources say he was put on life support.

Petty rose to fame with his band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in the 1970s with hits like “American Girl” and “Free Fallin.’”

The band recently completed a 40th anniversary tour.

Their last performance was on Sept. 25 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

The three-time Grammy winner was born on Oct. 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Fla. Petty was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.

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