Lilly Broadcasting, the company that owns Erie News Now, has confirmed the sad news of Emily Matson’s death.

Matson, a beloved 42-year-old news anchor in Erie, Pennsylvania, worked with Erie News Now for 17 years.

The parent company expressed deep sorrow, describing Emily as a shining light in their newsroom who passionately delivered news for the Erie community.

Reports suggest she may have died in a train accident, with TMZ later stating that the Erie County Coroner’s Office determined it as suicide.

Colleagues, like news anchor Christyn Allen, shared heartfelt tributes on social media, remembering Matson as a voice of reason, a hard worker, and a loyal friend.

The news has left the community in shock and grief.

Parade was the source for this information.

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