Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Ed Reinke dies after being injured at Kentucky Speedway

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ed Reinke, an award-winning Associated Press photographer who traveled worldwide and was known for his striking pictures of Kentucky news and sporting events, has died following an injury, according to his family. He was 60.

Reinke began his career at the Cincinnati Enquirer and was the director of photography there after leaving the paper to work for the AP in Cincinnati and Washington D.C..

AP story

NPPA news story:

A "To Ed Reinke" group on Facebook shares the thoughts of many of his friends and colleagues.

John Flavell shares his thoughts in a column in today's (Ashland, KY) Independent.

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