Cedric Singletary was found lying unresponsive on the ground at 401 Walton Way just after 8 a.m., Tuten said. The 34-year-old had been doing lawn work when he collapsed. An ambulance took Singletary to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m., he said.
A city groundskeeper since 2008, Singletary’s survivors include his wife and a 4-month-old child.
His body was sent to Newberry, S.C., where an autopsy has been scheduled.