NEW YORK CITY -- Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon has been killed in New York City car crash.
He was 73 years old.
The crash happened Wednesday in Manhattan. Police say a town car in which he was a passenger hit another car.
Simon and the town car's driver were taken to a hospital, where Simon was pronounced dead.
Simon covered stories including the Vietnam War and the Oscar-nominated movie "Selma" in a career spanning five decades.
'60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in traffic accident