MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A FedEx employee died Wednesday morning at the shipping company’s world hub at Memphis International Airport.
The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration is looking into the circumstances that led to the employee’s death.
FedEx has not released any information about the employee, but did provide this statement: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our team member at the Memphis hub. Our thoughts are with our colleague’s family, friends and co-workers at this difficult time. We are always focused on the health and safety of our people as a top priority, and we are fully cooperating with authorities in their investigation. Please note that we are still awaiting confirmation from authorities on the cause of death.”
Memphis Police say Duntate Young, 23, was taken from the hub to Regional One, where he died.