Economist’s DC Bureau Chief Killed In Car Crash

Peter David, The Economist’s Washington, D.C. bureau chief, died in a car accident Thursday night, the magazine reported:

We are very sorry to announce that Peter David, our Washington bureau chief, Lexington columnist and former foreign editor, died in a car accident on Thursday night. He had worked atThe Economist since 1984 and was a much-loved colleague and friend. We will pay fuller tribute to him in next week’s issue.

 

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