Ex-Giants Offensive Lineman Mitch Petrus Dies of Heat Stroke

The Pulaski County Coroner said Petrus died of heat stroke at a North Little Rock hospital after working outside that day at his family's shop.

  • Published 19 July 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who went on to a three-year NFL career that included a Super Bowl win with the New York Giants, has died. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs said Petrus died of heat stroke at a North Little Rock hospital after working outside that day at his family's shop about 25 miles east of Little Rock. Like much of the country,… Read at AP News