Fox 2 Emmy-winning anchor, reporter Ron Savage dies at 63


DETROIT – Ron Savage, an Emmy-winning anchor and reporter at Fox 2 Detroit, has died, the station announced Saturday.

Savage died after suffering an apparent heart attack during a training session with firefighters in Milford.

"We are shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of our colleague Ron Savage," Fox 2's general manager, Mike Renda, said in a statement. "Ron was a shining example of an individual who gave everything he had to his family, community and to Fox 2. He was a consummate professional serving as both our weekend anchor and late evening reporter. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time."

He was 63 years old.