Community reacts to the death of Nancy Parker

Updated: Aug. 16, 2019 at 9:11 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Award-winning journalist Nancy Parker was killed in a small plane crash on Friday. She was 53.

Nancy worked in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. She worked at FOX 8 for 23 years. People whose lives Nancy touched reacted to the devastating news.

What tremendous loss. Nancy was a mother, wife, accomplished journalist and community leader. I worked on stories along side Nancy during my time as a reporter. She was the utmost professional, so incredibly kind, funny and genuine. I am so saddened and shocked. Sending my deepest condolences to her family and Fox 8 family. She will be dearly missed by the community that she reported on every day and cared so much about.” - City Council President Helena Moreno Issues Statement on the Death of Nancy Parker

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