Hunt Taylor, a well-known fixture in the hedge fund world who most recently helped manage the $3 billion Stern family fortune, was killed on Sunday in a motorcycle accident while vacationing in Arizona. According to state troopers, Taylor, who was riding a motorcycle and wearing a helmet, was involved in a collision with another vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene.
"The Stern family and Hartz Trading are deeply saddened at the loss of Hunt Taylor, who we were lucky to work with for a period of six years," Edward Stern said in a statement. The 54-year-old Taylor was director of investments for Stern Investment Holdings, the investment vehicle for Leonard Stern and the Stern family. Taylor is survived by his wife and two children.