The name of a FedeEx worker who died Friday after being pinned by his delivery vehicle in Platte County has not yet been released, authorities said Saturday.
The incident was reported about 4:30 p.m. in the 18000 block of Amber Court, just outside of Parkville. The accident remains under investigation.
According to preliminary reports, the worker was outside of his delivery vehicle at a residence when it rolled and struck him. Authorities arrived and found the worker pinned between the vehicle and a house. No other details were immediately available.
FedEx issued the following written statement in response to the worker’s death:
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“First and foremost, our heartfelt thoughts and condolences go out to the friends and family of the driver in yesterday’s accident. We are cooperating fully with authorities during their investigation but have no further information at this time.”
Glenn E. Rice, email@example.com