NYPD Tow Truck Driver Dies While Working, Crashes Truck

MARINE PARK — An NYPD tow truck driver is dead after suffering a medical episode behind the wheel.

On December 2 at around 5:51 p.m., 61-year-old Anthony Edgehill was driving an NYPD tow truck and was traveling south on the right lane on Flatbush Avenue approaching Avenue R.

According to the cops, he suffered a possible medical episode causing him to fail to navigate the roadway. He mounted the curb on the west side of Flatbush Avenue at slow speed and then crashed into a tree.

Edgehill was found unresponsive and unconscious in the driver’s seat. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital Brooklyn where he died.

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Zainab Iqbal

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