WABC Eyewitness News reporter Lisa Colagrossi suffered a brain hemorrhage and died at age 49. Take a look back at the beloved newswoman's life.
Colagrossi has just finished reporting live when the brain aneurysm ocurred.
She was taken to New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center where she was placed on life support and later pronounced dead.
"Lisa Colagrossi embodied the Eyewitness News spirit - a straightforward reporter who told the truth, empathetic to the everyday citizens of the New York area, and demanding of those in power," Dave Davis, president and general manager of WABC-TV, said in a statement.
Colagrossi's friend and colleague Lori Stokes said, "She was dedicated to telling a story with honesty, a working woman, a hockey mom, she was gutsy and fearless."
Before reporting in NYC, Colagrossi worked in her native Cleveland and also Orlando.
"It's a devastating loss," Stokes said through tears while reporting on her friend's death.
Colagrossi is survived by her husband and two sons, Davis and Evan.
Collegue Michelle Charlesworth said, "She was a great mommy. She loved those boys. So dedicated!"