New York, July 22
A younger Indian American TV reporter for CBS New York has died in a moped accident, based on police.
Nina Kapur, 26, who was driving pillion on a rental electrical moped, died on Saturday when the car swerved and threw each her and the drive on to the highway, police stated on Monday.
She was taken to a hospital the place she was pronounced useless, based on police.
Police stated the person driving the scooter-type moped, who was not recognized, suffered minor accidents.
The accident sarcastically befell at an intersection of India Street in Brooklyn borough of New York, police stated.
CBS New York stated, “Reporter Nina Kapur joined the team in June 2019 and was known for her contagious smile and love for storytelling.” CBS New York anchor Kristine Johnson broke down on air whereas reporting Kapur’s dying thanking right here for “blessing us with her light, her love for telling stories.”
Another CBS New York anchor Mary Calvi stated, “She was especially proud of her heritage.”
Besides reporting from the sector for the CBS on-air station in New York, she did the regional three-state information spherical repeatedly for the CBS News 24-7 New York channel.
She labored for Channel 12 News in Connecticut earlier than becoming a member of CBS.
“News 12 staff members are remembering Kapur for her incredible work ethic, as well as her sense of humour and smile,” that station stated in an announcement. IANS
We are heartbroken over the lack of our colleague and pal, Nina Kapur. Nina handed away over the weekend. She was recognized for her contagious smile and love for storytelling. Our ideas are with Nina’s household. https://t.co/RmJFTmRdyk pic.twitter.com/MnO2XlZxVy
— CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) July 20, 2020