CBS, ABC Newsman Richard Threlkeld Dies
January 16, 2012 at 3:55 AM (PT)
RICHARD THRELKELD, the longtime ABC NEWS and CBS NEWS correspondent, died FRIDAY (113) of injuries received in a car collision in the HAMPTONS. He was 74. THRELKELD's Mini Cooper collided with a propane truck in AMAGANSETT; the other driver was not injured.
THRELKELD served two stints at CBS and one at ABC before retiring from CBS as MOSCOW correspondent in 1998. Mostly known for television reporting, he was also heard on the networks' radio news networks.