Breaking: Fox News Reporter Pierre Zakrezewski Killed in Ukraine

Pierre Zackrezewski and his colleagues were killed in Ukraine after coming under fire.


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Pierre Zakrzewski, left, worked as a camera operator for Fox News. He was killed on Monday in Ukraine when his vehicle came under fire outside Kyiv.

Madisyn Dorko, Staff Writer

On the morning of March 15th, Fox News released a statement that reporter Pierre Zakrezewski had been tragically killed in Ukraine.

Zakrzewski was among his colleague and fellow journalist, Benjamin Hall when their vehicle was struck by incoming fire from Russia in Hornka, outside of Kyiv in Ukraine, according to Fox 13

Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshynova, 24, was killed alongside Zakrzewski, and Hall was left just injured after the attack. 

Mr. Zakrzewski was a veteran reporter at Fox News who reported from many war zones. He had been reporting for the network in Ukraine since February. Ms. Kuvshynova was a local journalist working with the Fox News reporting team. 

“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news this morning regarding our beloved cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski,” Scott said.

Fox News anchor John Roberts paid tribute to Zakrzewski on Tuesday. “He was an absolute treasure,” Roberts said on Twitter. “Sending our most heartfelt prayers to Pierre’s wife and family.” According to business insider.

Fox News foreign correspondent Trey Yingst, who also is on the ground in Kyiv, memorialized his colleague on Tuesday, writing that Zakrzewski was “as good as they come.”

Pierre was described to have a vast range of talents. Some include editing, photography, engineering and of course journalism and reporting.