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Bob Simon
Born (1941-05-29)May 29, 1941
Died February 11, 2015(2015-02-11) (aged 73)
Cause of death Car crash
Occupation News reporter
Years active 1969–2015
Notable credit(s)
60 Minutes (1996–2015)

Bob Simon (May 29, 1941 – February 11, 2015) was an American television journalist. He was an award winning CBS News television correspondent. He was known for his appearances in 60 Minutes.

On February 11, 2015, Simon was killed in a car crash. He was a passenger in a livery cab that collided with another car and then crashed into a middle barrier of the West Side Highway in Manhattan. Simon went into cardiac arrest and was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, where he died.


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