John Forbes Nash Jr., Subject Of 'A Beautiful Mind,' Dies
John Nash was reportedly riding in a taxi in New Jersey with his wife, Alicia, when it crashed into a center median.By Matt Moreno | May 24, 2015
Renowned mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash Jr. died in a car accident Saturday. His wife, Alicia Nash, was also killed.
Citing police officials, NJ.com reports 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. (Video via Universal Pictures / "A Beautiful Mind")