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

Rural Carrier dies a week after Attala County shooting

KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (WTVA) – A postal worker died more than a week after being shot in the head. Sherry Ingold died Friday night, Postal Inspector Tony Robinson confirmed. Mugshot of Roland Dampeer released on January 17, 2020. The man charged with shooting her, Roland Dampeer, remains in federal custody. The shooting happened on Jan. 16. … Read more

In memoriam – Sheila G. Rackley – Rural Carrier

  GUN PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities have identified a postal worker who died Monday after her vehicle was hit while delivering mail Monday. Sheila Gay Rackley, 55, was delivering mail to a home when her Postal Service vehicle was hit by a truck going south on 10th Street. The crash sent her vehicle into … Read more

SC rural carrier killed while on delivery route

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Williamsburg County mail carrier. Coroner Harrison McKnight says the victim, Irene Pressley, was found shot to death Monday afternoon in her SUV on Morrisville Road. United States Postal Inspection Service spokesperson Jessica Adams says Pressley was on her mail … Read more

Putnam County rural mail carrier killed in accident

EATONTON, Ga. — A mail carrier died Tuesday in Putnam County after a single-vehicle accident. According to Sheriff Howard Sills, it happened around 1 p.m. on Lakeview Estates Drive. He says evidence shows 39-year-old Latonja Reese was working when she ran off the road and overcorrected when she got back on. When she overcorrected, the … Read more

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