Local political activist dies in crash

April 19, 2011

Judy Goldblatt, a local political activist who was well-known for her work in the Democratic Party, has been killed in a car accident in Palo Alto, Calif. Goldblatt, 65, died Friday when a commuter train struck the rental car she was driving. Her husband, Larry Goldblatt, who recently retired as dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry, had been in the car but managed to escape before the crash.