Posted by reents on May 14, 2011 at 23:01:34:
In Reply to: NBC5 Sports Anchor Found Dead in Hotel posted by Whoa. on May 12, 2011 at 12:37:26:
I feel sorry for his kids.
: By Andrew Greiner | NBCChicago.com
: Daryl Hawks, an NBCChicago sports anchor since 2008 died this morning in Atlanta.
: He was there to cover Game 6 of the Bulls vs. Hawks game. The cause of death is unknown at this time.
: Hotel employees discovered him in his room at approximately 9:30 a.m. after he missed a wake-up call. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
: "We are all stunned right now. Daryl was a great member of our sports team, and was so excited about covering the Bulls during this playoff run," said Frank Whittaker, Station Manager and Vice President of News.
: Hawks was 38 years old. He was a three-time Emmy Winner and former Marine.
: He leaves behind a wife, Sandy, and two children.
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