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 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

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