Journalist and book writer David Halberstam was killed in a car accident today in Menlo Park, California.
The New York Times, where Halberstam wrote in the sixties and won a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Vietnam War, has posted an early obituary.
They've also compiled a page of articles by and about him and his books.
The SF Chronicle covers the accident and his last days in the bay area, speaking at Berkeley and editing a book he was finishing on the Korean War. The Chronicle also put together a page of articles about him.