FOX Anchor Nancy Parker Dies In Plane Crash

August 18, 2019  |  

Longtime FOX 8 news anchor Nancy Parker has passed away. According to FOX 8,  Parker was one of the two people that died in a small plane crash Friday (Aug.16). She was doing a feature story with a pilot Franklin J.P. Augustus when the stunt plane they were in crashed.  She was 53- years-old.

“Nancy was a part of the FOX 8 family for the last 23 years,” the New Orleans n said in a Facebook post. “She put her heart and soul into her work, covering thousands of stories and touching countless lives. She made a difference in the lives of those she reported on. She will be sorely missed, and her absence creates a void that cannot be filled.”

The cause of the crash is unknown and is currently being investigated.

Parker’s husband, Glynn Boyd posted a heartbreaking status to Facebook about the loss of his wife.

The dearest and most wonderful person in my life is gone,” Boyd wrote. “Our Nancy was an amazing human being. I was so proud of her; first as an awesome mother of our three children, just incredible. She loved them so much. This is why this is so difficult to comprehend. And she was a true professional, a master of her craft.”

“She was our road map, our compass, our guiding light. I’m lost without my wife.”

Parker was with WVUE FOX 8 for 23 years.

Our condolences go out to her family.

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