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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136452.015 Event: 06/17/2021Letter Carrier Experiences Heat Stroke On Route And Dies
At 4:15 p.m. on June 17, 2021, an employee was working for as a letter carrier f or an independent government agency that delivered mail and packages in the Unit ed States. He was delivering mail on his mail route. He lost consciousness in fr ont of a customer's home. He was taken to the hospital. He died the following da y from heat stroke. His death was due to a heat-related illness. Additionally, w hen he fell, he fractured his wrist.
Keywords: fracture, heat stroke, heat-related illness , unconsciousness, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1537499.015 Fatality Mail carriers, postal service

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