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Bob Simon, "Lost Control Was Killed Him"

Senior TV correspondent Bob Simon was killed when the Lincoln Town Car crashed another vehicle in the area of West Side Highway, New York, on Wednesday.

Bob died at the location due to the collision is too hard between the Mercedes Benz in front of him. Bob Simon died at the age of 73 years.

According to information of the authorized officer, Bob lost control and the car had crashed into a sidewalk near 30th Street New York City. Bob and his driver was rushed to the Hospital of St. Luke's, but Bob's life could not be saved.

"Bob turned irregular car. Apparently the driver swerved and lost control," said a New York police officer.

For more than 45 years, Simon worked for CBS News and along his career has won numerous awards in in journalism.

Simon get 27 Emmy awards and top honors in journalism, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for reportage "Shame of Srebrenica" in 60 Minutes about the topic of genocide or massive slaughter during the Bosnian war.

Simon cover live from various war zones, such as Portugal, Cyprus, Persian Gulf and Yugoslavia. In 1987 he was named as a Middle East correspondent for CBS News and works in Tel Aviv for more than 20 years.