U.S. carmaker DeLorean dies of stroke at 80

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By Chris Michaud NEW YORK, March 20 (Reuters) - John DeLorean, the flashy automotive executive whose equally flashy car of the same name proved a financial folly but burned its way into pop culture with the "Back to the Future" films, has died at the age of 80. DeLorean died on Saturday at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey, after suffering a stroke, Michael Thomson of A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors in Royal Oak, Michigan, which is handling funeral arrangements, told ...

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