CBS News correspondent Bob Simon walks through the town of Tomioka, three years after the 2011 Fukushima disaster in this picture provided by CBS on February 11, 2015. Bob Simon, whose decades-long career included covering major overseas conflicts and surviving Iraqi prisons, was killed in a car accident on Wednesday evening in New York City, police and CBS said. He was 73. [Photo/Agencies]
Veteran CBS News correspondent, a longtime member of the "60 Minutes" team of journalists, was killed in a New York City car accident on Wednesday night, CBS said. He was 73.
The network had no further immediate details on Simon's death. His career spanned five decades, from covering the Vietnam War to a piece on "60 Minutes" last weekend about the Oscar-nominated civil rights drama Selma.