Sheila Stewart, a Radio One personality in Washington D.C., was killed in a car accident in Atlanta Thursday morning, NBC Washington reports.
The station’s website quotes Dekalb County police in saying that Stewart was driving westbound on Interstate 20 when her Mercedes Benz came to a full stop for an unknown reason. She was struck from behind by a westbound box truck.
Stewart was pronounced dead at an area hospital. No one else was injured.
Stewart, who has more than 20 years in the radio business, was staying with her sister and working from home at the time of her death.
Most recently, she served as the News and Community Affairs Director for Radio One’s D.C. stations, delivering the news for 93.9 WKYS-FM, Praise 104.1 WPRS-FM, WOL-AM, WYCB-AM, and WMMJ-FM.