While the country was still learning about the tragic mass shooting that killed 59 music fans in Vegas, Tom Petty suffered from cardiac arrest and passed on. Here’s the family’s official statement:
“On behalf of the Tom Petty family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty,” Dimitriades wrote. “He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived. He died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.”
92ZEW is paying tribute to Tom Petty today by playing the music that became the soundtrack of our lives for generations.