Bob Simon Dies: Celebrities React on Twitter

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Seth Meyers and Katie Couric are among those paying tribute to the veteran journalist.

60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon died Wednesday in a car crash, and many high-profile figures have taken to Twitter to mourn. 

Simon began his tenure with the newsmagazine program in 1996 and earned 27 Emmys for his reporting. "Bob Simon was a giant of broadcast journalism, and a dear friend to everyone in the CBS News family," said CBS News president David Rhodes

Here is what celebrities and media notables are saying about the tragic news.

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