Georgia Rural Carrier murdered by husband

A Floyd County man has been charged with the death of one woman and serious injury of another following a report of multiple shots fired at a home on Fosters Mill Road Thursday night. Dewayne David Tanner, 45, has been charged with murder, two counts of aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated assault and possession … Read more

Remembering a mother, sister and postal worker

“We never called each other by our first names. We always called each other sister. It was always hi sister, bye sister, I love you sister. I’m really going to miss that,” said the victim’s sister-in-law Allison Babcock.Allison Babcock says she’ll always remember her sister-in-law Trisha Palmer’s smile.A spokesperson for the United States Postal Service says the 35-year old woman was killed when she ran a stop sign and hit a dump truck. It happened on Township Road 3 near County Road L in Richfield Township.There are the skid marks from the dump truck. It appears the driver tried to stop. Glass liters the side of the road. The truck driver 47-year old Jeffery Halliwill was taken to a local hospitalPalmer was thrown from her mail truck. A cross and flower with her name on it sits in a grassy area where the accident happened. The victim’s brother is devastated.”It hurts him and I know it does. It breaks his heart that he’s not going to get to see his sister again,” said Babcock.

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Co-workers, friends remember postal worker (RCA) killed in crash 

Co-workers and friends of a Greenfield Post Office employee are remembering her after she was killed Sunday afternoon while delivering packages.A spokesperson with the U.S. Postal Service confirms that Melinda Thompson of Spiceland was killed in an accident involving a postal delivery vehicle.Mary Dando of the Postal Service said, “Our hearts and prayers go out to the employee’s family.”Dando went on to say the accident is being investigated by the U.S. Postal Service and the Postal Inspection Service.The vehicle accident happened around noon on Shelby County Road 900 North when it appears the vehicle went off the road, Thompson over corrected and then it flipped over.Overwhelming sadness could be felt at her workplace, Monday, were co-worker and friend Debra Shively said she was shocked when she heard about her death.“You’re used to seeing her here and she’s a hard worker and she was just fun to be around and to work with and everything, so it’s just going to be hard,” said Shively.

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Rural carrier RCA killed in wreck in Oklahoma

A rural route mail carrier was killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Union Valley Tuesday morning. The wreck occurred at 8:56 a.m. at the intersection of state Highway 3 and County Road 3610. Debra Godbey, 59, of Ada was delivering mail in her vehicle and driving south on CR 3610 when she failed to yield … Read more

Another rural carrier dies in accident on the route

Portage resident Jessica D. Halverson, 22, died Monday after her vehicle rolled over and crashed on Old Highway U in the town of Caledonia, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Halverson was driving a 2001 Chevy Blazer from the right front passenger seat as part of her employment as a rural route delivery person … Read more

RCA rural carrier dies in Illinois crash

Will County authorities say a U.S. Postal Service driver has been killed in a crash southwest of Chicago. The county coroner’s office said 48-year-old Daniel McGuire of Channahon died Thursday. A Will County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman says McGuire drove his mail truck off a road and onto the shoulder before crossing the center line and … Read more