CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon Dies At 73

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NEW YORK (CBSNews)- Bob Simon, the longtime “60 Minutes” correspondent and legendary CBS News foreign reporter died suddenly tonight in a car accident in New York City.

The award-winning newsman was 73.

Simon’s career spanned five decades, from covering the war in Vietnam to a piece on “60 Minutes” this past weekend on the Academy Award-nominated film “Selma.”