A former Detroit information anchor who labored on the nation’s first black-owned tv station died final Tuesday — a day after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, a report stated.
Karen Hudson-Samuels, 68, who additionally labored as a producer and information director at WGPR-TV, was discovered useless in her dwelling by her husband, Cliff Samuels, CBS Detroit reported.
Hudson-Samuels’ explanation for dying just isn’t but identified.
“We suspect it might have simply been a stroke however due to the conventional negative effects of the vaccine it might have masked that,” Samuels advised the information station.
“Hopefully we’ll know quickly from the post-mortem report,” he stated.
Hudson-Samuels helped begin the William V. Banks Broadcast Museum, the report stated.
“When this museum acquired into the nationwide registry she was very, very proud,” her husband stated.
Colleagues paid tribute to her life and work.
“She was only a lovely individual,” WWJ Reporter Vickie Thomas advised the information outlet.
“It’s such an enormous loss for this neighborhood,” Thomas stated.