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WRAL Loses Valued Photographer

Posted March 10, 2004 5:27 a.m. EST

— WRAL-TV lost one of its valued employees and a friend Tuesday.

Photographer Ron Pittman died just a few weeks shy of his 46th birthday.

Pittman celebrated 17 years with the WRAL-TV family in December and became a news photographer in 1996. He graduated from Enfield High School and Shaw University.

He was a loving father and leaves behind a 20-year-old son, Ronald Jr., and a 13-year-old daughter, Shanel.