'60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in traffic accident

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.
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