Amanda Davis, veteran Atlanta news anchor, dead at 62 after stroke

CBS 46 News Anchor Amanda Davis Dead At Age 62 After Suffer Massive Stroke 28122017

She was reportedly at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when she suffered a massive spontaneous stroke.

While waiting for the flight, she suffered the stroke and was rushed to the hospital.

"Saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Atlanta news icon, Amanda Davis", Reed added.

Davis has been television news anchor in Atlanta for more than 25 years. "Amanda's friends and colleagues at CBS 46 are praying for her family", the station reported in a brief statement on its website. She would die within hours.

"Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time".

However, Davis returned to work at CBS46 in January of this year, with the company releasing a statement following her death, which read: "Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time".

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Just last week she shared a photo on Twitter of a bouquet of flowers she had been sent in the wake of her stepfather's death.

Davis graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clark Atlanta University.

Davis, a popular face in Atlanta news, wasn't shy about sharing her story of overcoming the odds.

On Sunday, the anchor posted to Facebook about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved one. 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.

As news of Davis' death spread, people offered tributes on Twitter. She started with WAGA in 1986 and retired from the station in 2013.

'Stay strong, keep praising the Lord, ' Davis wrote.

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