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