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Photographer Dave Martin dies after collapsing at Chick-fil-A Bowl
Photographer Dave Martin dies after collapsing at Chick-fil-A Bowl

Dave Martin, a veteran photographer for the Associated Press, collapsed while working the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta on Tuesday night and died from an apparent heart attack, Georgia Dome officials said. Martin, 59, was on the field after the game to shoot celebration photos after Texas A&M defeated Duke, 52-48, when he collapsed and received treatment from medical personnel on the field. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead early Wednesday. “Dave Martin was an excellent photojournalist, a consummate and dedicated professional and a wonderful person,” said Santiago Lyon, AP's vice president and director of photography. “Wherever his work took him, he made many...

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