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Driver In Fatal Bob Simon Crash Had Nine License Suspensions

Posted on February 13, 2015

The driver in the car crash that killed renowned CBS News journalist Bob Simon had nine license suspensions and used one hand on the wheel because of a "dead" left arm from a suicide attempt, according to the New York Post.

Abdul Reshad Fedah, a 44-year-old Afghan national who lived in a homeless shelter, may have mistakenly hit the gas instead of the brake after sideswiping another car along New York City's West Side Highway Wednesday, while doing 55 mph in a 35 mph zone, law enforcement sources told the newspaper.

Full story at www.foxnews.com.

Video report at www.nbcnewyork.com.

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