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Bronx cop has heart attack, dies while on duty, New York Post reports

A longtime Bronx police officer died Wednesday evening after having a heart attack on the job and getting his squad car caught in a fender-bender, the New York Post reports.

NYPD officer Anthony DiGiovanna, 46, was driving on the Cross Bronx Expressway at 4 p.m. when the accident occurred, officials said.

DiGiovanna had served on the 48th Precinct police force for nearly 17 years.

 

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