Columnist,author Zaslow dies in car accident

Columnist,author Zaslow dies in car accident

Jeffrey Zaslow,co-author of the best-seller "The Last Lecture" and an award-winning Wall Street Journal columnist,died on Friday.

Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow has died after he lost control of his car on a snowy road in the state of Michigan. He was 53.

Literary agent Gary Morris says Zaslow was died on Friday. Zaslow was co-author of the inspirational “The Last Lecture” and recently released “The Magic Room.” He was also a columnist for The Wall Street Journal.

The Antrim County sheriff’s office says the accident occurred about 9:15 a.m. local time in Warner Township. Zaslow’s car slid into the path of a semitrailer. He was killed on impact.

No other details of the crash were released.

Zaslow lived in the Detroit area. The author also has worked on memoirs of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and airline pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger.