Radio personality Stewart killed in Georgia crash

Washington D.C. radio personality Sheila Stewart has been killed in an automobile accident on Interstate 20 in metro Atlanta.

The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution said that Stewart, a personality with
Radio One in Washington, died in the accident early Thursday morning as
she was driving to the company's Atlanta office.

Chris Wegmann,
regional vice president for Radio One's Washington properties, said
Stewart had been sending her reports to Washington from Atlanta for
several weeks.

DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish said
the accident happened when Stewart's car was rear-ended by another
vehicle. She was taken to a local hospital, but died from her injuries.

Stewart's
co-workers became concerned Thursday morning when she missed her 6 a.m.
broadcast. He said Stewart was expected to return to Washington
Thursday evening.

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