Death of David Halberstam

April 10, 1934 - April 23, 2007
Menlo Park, California | Age 73

Pulitzer-winning writer David Halberstam killed in car crash at age 73
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David Halberstam, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who chronicled the Vietnam War generation, civil rights and the world of sports, was killed in a car crash Monday, his wife and local authorities said. He was 73.

Halberstam, of New York, was a passenger in a car that was broadsided by another vehicle in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said. The cause of death appeared to be internal injuries, he said.

The accident occurred around...

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