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Tragedy takes local rural mail carrier

Sarah Hartman, 30, worked as a rural mail carrier in Strafford, MO A Seymour woman died last week in a tragic two-vehicle, work-related accident on Evergreen Road, about two miles east of Strafford. Sarah K. Hartman, 30, who lives just east of Seymour, was working her route as a rural mail carrier east of Strafford … Read more

Rural Carrier dies after suffering cardiac arrest on the route

A “strict no unnecessary travel” advisory was put in place by the county sheriff’s office in those areas hit hardest by heavy snowfall. County residents were asked to stay home and off the roads to give emergency services personnel and snowplows the access they needed to clear the roads. In Lewis County, the sheriff’s department … Read more

Rural carrier dies in Fresno after getting into altercation during work

FRESNO, California – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a mail carrier. Officials tell us 63-year-old Fernando Santoya was delivering mail in the 700 block of South Polk Avenue Tuesday afternoon when he got into an altercation with a group of men who were working on a house. The group of … Read more

Body found on Eau Claire’s northside now identified as missing rural carrier

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (RELEASE) — On Thursday, December 6, 2018 at approximately 4:15 p.m. investigators with the Buffalo and Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Offices went to a residence on the 2600 block of Seymour Road related to the Toby A. Cleasby missing person investigation. This residence is in the City of Eau Claire. During the course … Read more

Texas Rural Carrier killed after being struck by 18 wheeler

MAJOR WRECK — Dorothy Truelock, a USPS mail courier, was stopped on the improved shoulder of US Hwy 79 just north of CR 329 in a white 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited on Friday afternoon, April 20th, when she was struck by a red 2004 18-wheeler driven by Kevin Banks, age 30. Banks reported that he … Read more

In memoriam – Sheila Coffman, RCA, Hot Springs Arkansas

Sheila Coffman was a RCA in Hot Springs, AR 71901 and her mother is a Rural Carrier at 71901 – Her Aunts are retired rural carriers from 71901 and 71913. Her cousin is a rural carrier at 71901. She carried her route Saturday and had a medical emergency at home that she did not survive, … Read more

Police say missing southern Indiana postal worker (RCA) found dead in her vehicle

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Police in Jefferson County, Indiana, say a missing postal worker has been found dead. This is according to a post made Monday morning on the Jefferson County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department Facebook page. Police say a search began Saturday night for 31-year-old Hanover resident Teelah Kappeler after she did not return from … Read more

Body of missing Snohomish rural carrier found

The body of missing Snohomish man Henry Groenveld was found on January 30th around 10 a.m. in the lower Snohomish River at Dagmar’s Landing in Everett, WA. A citizen saw the body floating in the river and called police. Although the name hasn’t officially been released as Henry, his daughter Liz Dickson, who is the … Read more

Tennessee RCA killed in accident

A Cookeville woman lost her life in a single vehicle accident early Saturday afternoon. Deborah M. Spriggs, 58, of Cookeville, was declared dead at the scene. According to a report filed by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Spriggs was traveling southbound on Hwy. 96 in a 2002 Nissan Altima around 12:15 p.m. Saturday when she exited … Read more

Valparaiso, IN Rural Carrier Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 65 year old Valparaiso man was killed as the result of a two-vehicle crash this afternoon at U.S. 30 and County Road 575 East in Porter County’s Washington Township.  The Porter County Sheriff’s Office reports officers responded to the scene at 2:56pm. An initial investigation shows a vehicle driven by Lee Witters was heading … Read more

Kirk A. Vannausdle, rural carrier, killed in accident on the route

Kirk Alan Vannausdle, age 60, of Elliott, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Kirk was born December 1, 1956 in Red Oak, Iowa the son of Harry and Marilyn (Mellott) Vannausdle. He graduated from Red Oak Community High School in 1975 and attended Iowa … Read more

In memoriam – Humphrey NE RCA Ron Fulsaas (Red)

Humphrey, NE. 68642, 68641, 68643, 68629 (cluster) lost one of our RCA’s night before last to a heart attack after being in the hospital for a week with some sort of bad internal infection. His name was Ron Fulsaas we called him “Red”. He was only working for usps for about 8 months. He was … Read more