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Tom Petty pulled off life support after going into cardiac arrest: report

New York Daily News logo New York Daily News 10/2/2017 RACHEL DESANTIS
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform on the 40th Anniversary Tour at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Chicago. © (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP) Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform on the 40th Anniversary Tour at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Chicago.

Rocker Tom Petty has been pulled off life support after being rushed to the hospital Sunday in cardiac arrest, TMZ reports.

The “Free Fallin’” singer, 66, was reportedly found unconscious and not breathing in his Malibu home, and was subsequently taken to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital, where he "had no brain activity."

His condition is currently unclear, but the outlet reports that Petty has been critical since Sunday night. The long-haired singer known for his nasally voice recently wrapped a lengthy North American tour.

The Florida native is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer best known for a string of hits with his band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Their most popular tracks include "I Won't Back Down," "Runnin' Down a Dream" and "American Girl."

The band's most recent effort, 2014's "Hypnotic Eye," scored the rockers their very first No. 1 album.

Petty also helped form supergroup the Traveling Wilburys in the late '80s, which was comprised of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison. The legendary line-up recorded two albums together.

He's notched three Grammy wins over the years, and 18 nominations.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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