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How Was a Tenn. FedEx Employee Killed at Work?

The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports that a FedEx employee was killed in a workplace accident in the city in November. According to the newspaper, the victim, 39, was killed in an accident involving a “tug” vehicle that struck a parked trailer at a worksite. Representatives said that the victim was underneath the tug’s trailer load when the incident occurred. The man’s body was sent to a medical examiner’s office to determine his official cause of death. The incident remains under investigation, as officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were onsite following the accident. The victim was a single father of two twin boys. FOX13 reported that it is the third time in five years that FedEx has been investigated for incidents at the site. The company has allegedly faced fines in the past for safety violations. In a previous accident, a tug operator reportedly fell off a vehicle…
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