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TV news anchor dies while on way to stepfather's funeral

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Amanda Davis, a morning news anchor for CBS 46 in Atlanta unexpectedly passed away after suffering a massive spontaneous stroke. She was at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, on her way to Texas for the burial of her stepdad, who passed away earlier this month, when the medical emergency occurred and she was taken to the hospital.

Her last tweet was a photo of flowers a friend of hers had given her after the passing of her stepdad. "Thanks to my GF Debbie Turman for the lovely flowers as I grieve over the loss of my Pops. His funeral is the 27th"

Davis joined CBS46 as a morning anchor in January. The Emmy-winning journalist spent 26 years at WAGA-TV, currently a Fox affiliate. Following a DUI-related arrest in 2012, she retired from that station a few months later. She aired a three-part series in 2016 on CBS46 about her battle with alcoholism.

The CBS news team gave a heartfelt goodbye to Amanda on air this morning:

Many colleagues and fans who have grown up watching her say they are in complete shock:
 

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