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Longtime Atlanta TV news anchor Amanda Davis has died after suffering a massive stroke



Amanada Davis, a beloved Atlanta TV news anchor, died Wednesday, one day after suffering a massive stroke while waiting to board a flight, according to the New York Daily News.

Davis of CBS 46 was on her way to San Antonio to attend the funeral of her stepfather when she fell ill at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, according to the Journal-Constitution.

"The CBS 46 news team is in shock," news director Steve Doerr told the newspaper. "No one saw this coming."

Davis, 62, was a television anchor in Atlanta for more than 25 years. She was an anchor for WGCL-TV's morning news and noon show. Prior to that, she was a reporter and anchor for Atlanta's Fox affiliate, WAGA-TV.

She worked at WAGA for 26 years starting in 1986, when it was a CBS affiliate. It later became a Fox affiliate.

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