Popular Pennsylvania News Anchor Robb Hanrahan Dies at 60: 'This One Really Hurts'

Popular Pennsylvania News Anchor Robb Hanrahan Dies at 60: 'This One Really Hurts'

Robb Hanrahan, a popular former news anchor who most recently worked for CBS affiliate WHP-TV in Pennsylvania

has died, the news station announced on Monday. He was 60.

"Robb's contributions during his time with CBS 21 and the amazing connections

he made with everyone who worked at the station are immeasurable," WHP-TV said in a statement. "He will be greatly missed."

The outlet did not announce Hanrahan's cause of death.

Before joining WHP-TV, Hanrahan also served as an anchor for WFOR-TV in Miami, Florida

He and his colleagues were honored with a National Edward R. Murrow Award for covering a shooting at Miami International Airport in 2006.

According to PennLive, Hanrahan suffered a massive heart attack in 2020 that was nearly fatal

As a result, the television journalist retired in February 2021 to focus on his health and spend more time with his family

After his retirement, he told the outlet that he received many letters of support from fans.

Friends and colleagues of Hanrahan posted tributes to social media following the news of his death.

"Longtime @CBS21NEWS anchor Robb Hanrahan has died," Joel D. Smith

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