Death of David Copley

January 31, 1952 - November 20, 2012
La Jolla, California | Age 60

Former publisher of UT San Diego dies in car crash
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The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) — UT San Diego says its former owner and publisher David Copley has died after a car crash near his home in La Jolla, California.

The newspaper reports that the 60-year-old Copley died at Scripps Memorial hospital Tuesday night about three hours after paramedics pulled him from his wrecked Aston Martin sports car.

Copley's friend Dr. Robert Singer announced the death outside the hospital. Copley was alone in the car, and the cause of the...

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