CBS2 New York reporter Nina Kapur dies following moped accident in Brooklyn

Photo via Twitter/Nina Kapur

CBS2 reporter Nina Kapur died on Saturday following a moped crash in Brooklyn, 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 made a hard brake on the front wheel. Both the operated and Kapur fell to the roadway as a result. 

Both victims were rushed to Bellevue Hospital, where Kapur died of her injuries. The operator of the moped suffered minor injuries as a result.

Kapur attended Syracuse University and later joined CBS2 New York in 2019. She previously reported for WDVM TV in Maryland and for 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.”


Updated at 5:05 p.m.