In Minneapolis, Veteran Reporter Found Dead

By Andrew Gauthier 

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Pioneer Press

Darcy Pohland reported on the world from her wheelchair, but it never confined or defined her.

“She was not confined; she would not be confined,” said WCCO-TV news director Scott Libin. “She didn’t want to be known as ‘the quadriplegic reporter.’ She was a reporter, a Gophers fan, a Vikings fan and oh, by the way, she also had a disability.”

Pohland apparently died in her sleep at her home in Minneapolis; she was found by her personal care attendant Friday morning. She was 48.

She had been feeling faint, with flu-like symptoms, friends and family reported. More…