January 21, 2018

Longtime Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis dies after suffering stroke

29 December 2017, 01:12 | Cassandra Thompson

TV anchor Amanda Davis has died after a sudden stroke

Award-winning TV journalist Amanda Davis dies from a stroke on the way to a funeral

The entire family at CBS46 is mourning the loss of morning show anchor Amanda Davis, who passed away after suffering a stroke at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta.

Davis was waiting to board her flight to Texas when she suffered the sudden stroke, with medics unable to save her.

The Emmy-winning journalist was known for her work for Atlanta's Fox affiliate WAGA-TV, where she worked for 26 years. "Amanda's companions and associates at CBS 46 are appealing to God for her family".

The station says Davis was surrounded by family when she died. " On Tuesday, while on her way to celebrate his life, Davis suffered a stroke". "Our thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones during this hard time".

Davis had been a presence on Atlanta TV news for more than 25 years.

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She was also an anchor at CBS46, which she joined in January, who paid tribute to her when the news of her death broke.

On December 24, Davis posted a Christmas message on Facebook that read, "The first Christmas after you lose someone is hard".

Follow Yahoo Celeb UK on Twitter and Instagram for all of the latest celebrity news! We thought she retired then she fought her way through to get back to doing what she loved. She talked about her struggles with alcoholism in 2016 with the newspaper, saying that she attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings two to three times a week and saw a psychiatrist.

- CHAN (@_ulove_chan) May 19, 2016Amanda Davis CBS46 anchor comes clean about her alcoholic addiction.

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