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Newsman Richard Threlkeld Dies in Car Accident – ABC News

Richard Threlkeld, a far-ranging and award-winning correspondent who worked for both CBS and ABC News during a long career, has been killed in a car crash on New York’s Long Island.

The 74-year-old Threlkeld died Friday morning in Amagansett, N.Y., when his car collided with a propane tanker.

He was pronounced dead at Southampton Hospital, according to the East Hampton, N.Y., Police Department. He lived in nearby East Hampton.

Newsman Richard Threlkeld Dies in Car Accident – ABC News.

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Please, NTSB, Don’t Ban Cellphone Calls From Cars

Why the uproar? The catalyst for this decision was a horrific crash in August 2010 that killed two people, including a young driver who sent 11 texts in 11 minutes — right up until crashing into a school bus.

Please, NTSB, Don’t Ban Cellphone Calls From Cars.

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