CBS News has confirmed that Bob Simon, the award-winning foreign news correspondent and report for the long-running news show 60 Minutes, succumbed to the injuries he sustained from a car accident on the West Side Highway and was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. He was 73 years old.
Rest in peace Mr. Simon. You will be missed.
BREAKING: @60Minutes Correspondent Bob Simon has died in a car crash.
— David Goodman (@davidgoodmanCBS) February 12, 2015
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