Death of Richard Threlkeld

November 30, 1937 - January 13, 2012
East Hampton, New York | Age 74

Award-winning newsman dies at 74
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FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 accident, CBS said.

The 74-year-old Threlkeld died Friday morning in Amagansett, N.Y., and was pronounced dead at Southampton Hospital. He lived in nearby East Hampton. 

Threlkeld spent more than 25 years at CBS News, retiring in 1998. He was a reporter, anchor and bureau chief...

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