John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician Dies In Car Accident

By  //  May 24, 2015

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ABOVE VIDEO: Renowned mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash Jr. died in a car accident Saturday. His wife, Alicia Nash, was also killed. (wochit News video)

MONROE, NEW JERSEY — Renowned mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash Jr. died in a car accident Saturday. His wife, Alicia Nash, was also killed. 

According to police officials, Nash and his wife were thrown from the taxi cab they were riding in after it plowed into a center median.

Police believe they were not wearing their seat belts.

Nash, 86 years old at his time of death, was the subject of the 2001 film “A Beautiful Mind” starring Russell Crowe.

The film focused on Nash’s mathematical prowess and his battle with schizophrenia.

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Renowned mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash Jr. died in a car accident Saturday. His wife, Alicia Nash, was also killed. (Wikipedia image)


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