Rock Legend Tom Petty Dead at Age 66
Reports are in that the Legendary Rocker has passed away today, after being found unconscious at his Malibu home this morning. He was rushed to the hospital and put on life support but died a short time after. More from USA Today.....
Petty, 66, who came to fame in the rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, was taken to UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica after Los Angeles County Fire Department emergency medical personnel worked to revive him, and he later died.
The county fire department confirmed they rushed to a Malibu home shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday, responding to a call of an unconscious patient in cardiac arrest.
Petty, a grandfather, just finished a 40th-anniversary tour at the end of September , playing arenas, festivals and an occasional stadium.
"I'm thinking it may be the last trip around the country," Petty told Rolling Stone in December before the tour kicked off in April.