Bob Simon

Bob Simon, Veteran '60 Minutes' Reporter, Killed in NYC Car Crash 2

Bob Simon, Veteran ’60 Minutes’ Reporter, Killed in NYC Car Crash

Bob Simon, the award winning journalist for CBS’s long-running program “60 Minutes,” was killed this evening (Feb. 11) in a car crash in New York City. The driver of his livery cab and the driver of the Mercedes it collided with were not seriously hurt. Simon, 73 was riding in the back of the livery cab, usually a full-size sedan, when the accident occurred. Rescue personnel had to cut the top off the car to extract the correspondent and his driver. He likely was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident....