In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to rural carriers who have lost their lives

InMemoriam

Rural Carrier Garland R. Bland Jr., 41, of North Chesterfield, VA killed in accident on the route

Authorities have charged a Midlothian woman with reckless driving in a crash Thursday that killed the driver of a mail carrier truck in Henrico County. The Virginia State Police were summoned about 6:15 p.m. Thursday to the scene of a...

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...

Rural Carrier Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency, Crashing Mail Truck Into Porch

IRWIN, Pa. (KDKA) — A mail carrier has died after crashing his mail truck over a hillside, hitting the front porch of a home in Irwin. The crash happened after 10 a.m. on Main Street. The mail carrier apparently suffered...

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...

Ohio Rural Carrier ejected, killed in crash; collision under investigation

WADSWORTH TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – A mailman died tragically when his truck overturned during a violent two-car crash in Wadsworth on Wednesday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Randy Irwin, 59, of Macedonia, was pulling into traffic on his...

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...