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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Dies

February 12, 1985

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) _ Journalist Nat Caldwell, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1962 for national reporting, was killed Monday when his car went off a bridge into a lake at his home, police said. He was 72.

The car was found in 8 to 10 feet of water, about 3 feet under the surface, according to police.Caldwell’s body was recovered about two hours later by divers.

Caldwell, who worked for The Tennessean for 51 years, won the Pulitizer with Gene S. Graham for ″their exclusive disclosure and six years of detailed reporting of the undercover cooperation between management interests in the coal industry and the United Mine Workers.″

Funeral services were not announced Monday.

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