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Stephen Covey, '7 Habits' Author, Dies At 79

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen R. Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," has died in Idaho three months after a serious bicycle accident in Utah.
    
Ryan Cameron of Covey's consulting firm, Franklin Covey, said the author died 2:15 a.m. Monday at a hospital in Idaho Falls, Idaho, amid complications from the accident. He was 79.
    
Covey also wrote three other books that have all sold more than a million copies. He is the co-founder of Utah-based professional services company Franklin Covey.
    
The accident happened April 19 on a steep road in the foothills of Provo, Utah, about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. Covey was unconscious and taken to a hospital, where doctors found some signs of bleeding.

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7/16/2012 9:42:17 AM (GMT -7:00)

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