In Memoriam

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InMemoriam

Mail carrier (RCA) killed in single-vehicle accident

  Hopkinsville, KY – A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon on Herndon-Oak Grove Road. Christian County Coroner Scott Daniel identified the victim as 48-year old Robin Jean Kennedy of Clarksville, who was employed as a carrier for the Oak Grove post office. She had been headed east ... Read more

Postal worker (RCA) dies in crash in Milan Township, MI

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. — Troopers from the Monroe Post of the Michigan State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Toledo man Thursday. Troopers say Robert Golde, 69, of Toledo was driving a United States Postal Service truck that was involved in the crash with a black Camaro driven by ... Read more

One dead following Madison County car crash

Christina Nichole Bustamante was an RCA in Toney, Alabama HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Authorities have identified a woman who was killed in car wreck near Huntsville Tuesday morning. A two-vehicle crash occurred at 9:30 a.m. on September 22, claiming the life of an Ardmore woman. Christina Nichole Bustamante, 40, was killed when the 1992 Jeep ... Read more

Albany, Oregon RCA victim in fatal crash near Corvallis

The victim in a fatal crash south of Corvallis on Monday has been identified as Ashley Kropf of Albany. Kropf, 23, was working as a rural letter carrier at the time of the crash, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. She was delivering mail a few minutes after 2 p.m. when the private vehicle ... Read more

Rural Carrier killed in car accident on the way to work

WOOD COUNTY (WAOW)- One person is dead after a two car crash in the Village of Auburndale Saturday morning. In a press release from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, 57-year-old Mark Smith was driving a van west bound on USH 10 when he collided with a pick up truck which was north bound on Cty ... Read more

Rural Carrier dies due to injuries from accident on route

UPDATE: Rural Carrier Shelly Andress died due to injuries Two people were seriously injured in a crash that shut down Route 42 for nearly 51/2 hours Saturday afternoon, police say. Mail carrier Shelly Andress, 58, Millville, was crossing the intersection of Perry Avenue and Route 42 from Sunken Heights when she was struck by a ... Read more
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