Michael Hastings

 

 

Age: 33

 

Summary: war correspondent whose reporting from Afghanistan led to the resignation of top U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal and who won a 2010 George Polk Award for magazine reporting for his Rolling Stone cover story The Runaway General that was credited with ending McChrystal's career after it revealed the military's candid criticisms of the Obama administration.

 

 

Cause of Death: Car accident

 

Born: January 28, 1980

 

Died: June 18, 2013

 

Location: Los Angeles, California