According to Qcitymetro, Ward’s body was picked up from the Presbyterian-Huntersville Hospital at 6 a.m. this morning. The cause of death was not immediately known. A statement on the WSOC website confirms Ward’s death, but does not provide additional details.
Ward joined the station in January 2011. He was a reporter for the morning newscasts on ABC-affiliate WSOC and sister station WAXN.