Fox News cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and freelance Ukrainian producer Oleksandra Kuvshynova were killed in Ukraine when the vehicle they were traveling in with the network's correspondent Benjamin Hall was struck by incoming fire as they reported near Kyiv.
Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott announced the sad news on Tuesday.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense confirmed the death of 24-year-old Kuvshynova.
They also confirmed that Hall survived, but "lost part of his leg."
The truth is the target. Russian troops fired at Fox News camera crew near Kyiv. Cameraman Pierre Zakrevsky and producer Oleksandra Kurshynova were killed. Journalist Benjamin Hall survived, but lost part of his leg. #RussianWarCrimesinUkraine
— Defence of Ukraine (@DefenceU) March 15, 2022
Fox News said Kuvshynova was serving as a freelance consultant for the network in Ukraine, helping her colleagues navigate the area, gather news and speak with sources.
Fox News anchor John Roberts took to Twitter to offer prayers to his colleague's family.
"I worked with Pierre many times around the world. He was an absolute treasure," Roberts said in a tweet.
Horrible news to report: Fox cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski was killed in the same attack that wounded correspondent Benjamin Hall. I worked with Pierre many times around the world. He was an absolute treasure. Sending our most heartfelt prayers to Pierre's wife and family.
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) March 15, 2022
Hall has been hospitalized since Monday.
According to the memo, Scott said the two were newsgathering outside Kyiv.
"Pierre was a war zone photographer who covered nearly every international story for Fox News from Iraq to Afghanistan to Syria during his long tenure with us. His passion and talent as a journalist were unmatched," Scott said in the memo.
This marks the second journalist to die in Ukraine this week.
U.S. journalist Brent Renaud died Sunday after Russian forces opened fire on his vehicle at a checkpoint.