BBC Radio Shropshire presenter Vicki Archer dies aged 41

Vicki Archer dead The Radio Shropshire presenter co-presented alongside Adam Green

Vicki Archer dead The Radio Shropshire presenter co-presented alongside Adam Green

Radio Shropshire presenter Vicki Archer - who presented the afternoon drivetime show with Adam Green - has died aged 41.

'Our much loved colleague, Vicki Archer, who's been part of your afternoons on this radio station for the past eight years, has died suddenly, ' he said.

Vicki had taken to her own Twitter age at 3pm yesterday, sharing a snap of herself with a pair of spectacles fashioned out of sticky notes. He said thoughts were with her family and the cause of her death is not known.

David Jennings, the BBC's head of regional programmes for the West Midlands added in a statement: 'We are heartbroken at Vicki's death.

"In the eight years I have worked with her there wasn't a day when we didn't laugh out loud. RIP Vicki Archer, honest condolences to all her family & friends".

Shropshire Council tweeted: "We are shocked and saddened to hear that Vicki Archer has passed away".

Mr Smith added that Vicki "brought a wonderful sense of fun to her shows and in the newsroom", the BBC Shropshire reported.

She cheekily captioned it: "I forgot my glasses".

"Her loss leaves a huge void".

"Everyone here at Radio Shropshire respected her as a great presenter and journalist, but so much more than that we loved the sense of fun she brought to her shows and the station".

Vicki's family released a statement in which they said that the "extremely talented broadcaster" was "much loved", and the BBC described her as a "great presenter and journalist".

Vicki had been part of the team at the radio station for more than 20 years, she had presented the 3-7pm afternoon show with Adam Green since 2010.

She hosted her radio show as normal on Monday afternoon and even tweeted a amusing selfie of herself after forgetting her glasses.

Ms Archer was also a popular event host around the county and voice-over artist.