Best Selling Author Killed in Antrim County Crash

9&10 News learned the identity of a man killed in a crash in Antrim County this morning.

The driver was Jeffrey Zaslow, a downstate man and columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

Police say Zaslow lost control of his car on M-32 in Warner Township around 9:15 AM.

The Antrim County sheriff says he lost control on the snow-covered road and went into the path of a semi.

Zaslow died on impact, he is from the Detroit area and has written a number of best selling books.

His books include the Last Lecture, Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope and the Girls From Ames.

He was in Petoskey yesterday signing copies of his latest book, The Magic Room.

He leaves behind a wife and 3 daughters.


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