Veteran TV Reporter Richard Threlkeld Dies in Car Crash

By Matthew Fleischer Comment

Veteran CBS correspondent Richard Threlkeld died over the weekend in East Hampton, New York after his Mini Cooper collided with a propane tanker. Threlkeld spent time in CBS’ LA and San Francisco bureaus and covered the RFK assassination as well as the kidnapping of Patty Hearst. He was 74.

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