The Associated Press reports that Andrew Breitbart collapsed while walking near his home in Los Angeles shortly before midnight last night.
From the AP:
Breitbart was walking near his house in the Brentwood neighbourhood shortly after midnight Thursday when he collapsed, his father-in-law Orson Bean said.
Someone saw him fall and called paramedics, who tried to revive him. They rushed him to the emergency room at UCLA Medical centre, Bean said.
Breitbart had suffered heart problems a year earlier, but Bean said he could not pinpoint what happened.
“I don’t know what to say. It’s devastating,” Bean told The Associated Press.
Breitbart passed away shortly after midnight. He was 43.