Analysis: Leads

The lead that appears in an article by the Star Tribune specifies the who, what, when and where of the story. It has proximity because it appeared in the Star Tribune and the driver was from the metropolitan area. It is timely because it was posted the same day of the accident. It also has the values of emotions and impact because someone died.

It includes a general identity of the man who died; there are no names or ages included in the lead. Specific details included what happened and what kind of highway it was.

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