Nina Kapur (CBS2 New York reporter Dies) Wiki – Nina Kapur (CBS2 New York reporter Dies) Biography
CBS2 reporter Nina Kapur died on Saturday following a moped crash in Manhattan, CBS2 New York reported on Monday.
According to the NYPD, at around 5:30 p.m. on July 20 Kapur, 26, was riding as a passenger on the moped, operated by a 26-year-old man, on Franklin Street approaching India Street when the operator swerved for an unknown reason. Both the operated and Kapur fell to the roadway as a result.
Both victims ran to Bellevue Hospital, where Kapur died from his wounds. The operator of the moped eventually suffered minor injuries.
Kapur attended Syracuse University and later joined CBS2 New York in 2019. He previously reported for WDVM TV in Maryland and News12 in Norwalk, Connecticut.
“We are heartbroken here at CBS2 as a member of our news family has passed away,” CBS2 New York said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Nina’s family. She will be missed.”
— Chris Wragge (@ChrisWragge) July 20, 2020
Finding it hard to report today, but pulling myself together because I know @ninakapur1 wouldn’t want me to fall apart. She was a true angel on earth, and now she is a real one in heaven. Love you, Nina! RIP. @CBSNewYork and the world lost one of its best. pic.twitter.com/cTH1ZRoXuH
— John Dias (@JohnBDias) July 20, 2020
A former college classmate, Jane Hong, wrote: “This is the nina kapur i met in college: excellent at what she did while wearing a big smile on her face.” Hong included a video of Kapur smiling as a woman interrupted her live shot when she worked for News 12.
this is the nina kapur i met in college: excellent at what she did while wearing a big smile on her face. i remember telling her i couldn’t wait to watch her on national news one day… she deserved more. praying for her family and loved ones. https://t.co/EdzEW9r2NE
— Jane Hong (@janehong_) July 20, 2020
“I remember telling her i couldn’t wait to watch her on national news one day… she deserved more. praying for her family and loved ones,” she wrote.