Amanda Davis, Anchor in Atlanta Killed by Stroke at Airport

Amanda Davis, Anchor in Atlanta Killed by Stroke at Airport

Amanda Davis, Anchor in Atlanta Killed by Stroke at Airport

The Atlanta community is mourning the loss of a beloved news anchor, Amanda Davis, who tragically died at the age of 62 on December 27.

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.

Her death drew reaction from some of the city's most prominent people.

Davis had worked at CBS46 after moving there from WAGA-TV.

"Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time". "Amanda's friends and colleagues at CBS 46 are praying for her family".

It wasn't immediately understood to what degree Davis' death may have been attributable to her drinking problem and what health woes her addiction may have caused. " On Tuesday, while on her way to celebrate his life, Davis suffered a stroke". While working at WAGA-TV, she interviewed Barack Obama. The anchor struggled with alcoholism while in the public eye, finding herself in a vehicle crash and being arrested for a DUI. "I remember meeting and taking a picture with her when was about 8 or 9 yrs old", recalled one woman on social media. "So sad to hear she has passed". On the air, she said, "I am an alcoholic" - but she was so very much more.

CBS46 morning news anchor Amanda Davis has suffered a massive spontaneous stroke.

Amanda Davis won an Emmy for her journalism skill.

In 2016, Davis opened up about her battles with alcohol addiction in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and talked about how treatment helped her push through.

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