Man 94, has Deadly Heart Attack After Carjacking
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 94-year-old Daytona Beach man suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after a thief took off in his car.
Police say Vittario Vecchiarelli pulled into his driveway Thursday and left his car running while he went to get his mail. That's when a pickup truck pulled up, a man got out and jumped into Vecchiarelli's 2003 Chevy Cavalier and sped off.
Police say he tried to chase after the vehicle and was dragged about 100 feet.
WESH-TV reports police found the car early Friday a few blocks away. The suspects have not been located.
Neighbors say found on Vecchiarelli on his driveway. He died about 30 minutes later at the hospital.
Police Chief Mike Chitwood says the victim "wouldn't have died if they didn't steal his car."
- Fla. Man Accused of Abuse After Young Son Found Dead
- Son Faces Neglect Charges After Mother Found Dead
- 3 Dead After Church Van Crashes on I-10
- Man accused of neglect after leaving boy alone
- Panhandle Boy Dies After Attack By Bulldogs
- 3 Dead, 8 Injured After Vehicle Hits, Kills Bear
- Orlando Airport has Deal for Rail Connection
- 67-Year-Old Man Found Dead In Laundry Room
- Tim Tebow comforts family when man has apparent heart attack
- Elderly man in critical condition after attack