05/11/2012 12:20 pm ET Updated Jul 11, 2012

Peter David Dead: 'The Economist' Washington Bureau Chief Dies In Car Accident

Editor's note
Peter David
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 at The 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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