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Joe Gilmartin - in tragic accident

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Colton, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Just received this from the NBA today:

    As you may have already heard, long-time Phoenix Gazette/Arizona Republic
    columnist and current Suns.com contributor, Joe Gilmartin, and his wife,
    Ginger Hutton, were involved in a serious traffic accident Tuesday
    afternoon. Ginger was killed in the crash and Joe is hospitalized at John
    C. Lincoln Hospital. His injuries are more serious than originally
    reported, but his family and doctors remain optimistic that he will fully
    recover. Joe's son, Leo, who works for the Diamondbacks, would welcome any
    messages sent to his e-mail address - Lgilmartin@dbacks.com, and will make
    sure Joe receives them. Anyone who would like to contact Leo by phone can
    do so on his cell phone - 602-725-1691. Joe's home address is 502 W.
    Fellars Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85023. No funeral arrangements have been made
    at this time, and Leo will let us know when Joe can receive visitors at the

    Mark Broussard
    Director, NBA Communications
    Ph: 212.407.8580
    Fax: 646.264.4030
  2. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    What horrible news. Joe is one of the really good guys in our business.
  3. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    all i can say is, :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
  4. markvid

    markvid Guest

    What does his son do? His name is familiar to me for some reason.
  5. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    Can't remember. He might work for the D-backs' inhouse magazine. I could be wrong on that, though.
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