British editor and his wife killed after being hit by a car in Spain

Posted on December 2, 2013 • Filed under: Spain, Tourists Killed

The BBC reports that a former editor of the Daily Star and Sunday Express has been run over and killed in Spain, along with his wife. Brian Hitchen, 77, and his wife Nelli were struck by a car on Sunday while crossing a road in Altea, near Benidorm, on the country’s east coast. Mr Hitchen was editor of the Daily Star from 1987 to 1994 and the Sunday Express in 1995. Daily Express editor Hugh Whittow described his friend and ex-colleague as “talented, funny and generous”. Read article

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