According to police, Ric Ocasek was found deceased in his NY townhouse, apparently of natural causes. Ocasek was 70 years old.

The Cars had 18 songs in the Billboard Hot 100 over the years, and Rich Ocasek wrote them all. Here’s a photo gallery of Ric. RIP.

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