WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Post Office Worker Killed ID’d, Death Ruled Accident

View Comments
(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Frank, Rosie, Amelia & Chris Take On Mega-Putt
  2. 4 Things To Know For 8/27
  3. Young Wolves Get Big Welcome At The Fair
  4. Learn About Minnesota's Wine Country At State Fair
  5. Good Question: What Draws Someone To Terrorism?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A postal worker who was hit and killed in a June 18 incident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office has been identified.

Authorities said officers were called around 7:25 a.m. to the post office located at 6845 Lee Ave. in Brooklyn Center.

Upon arrival, they were directed to the loading dock area where the accident occurred.

Police said a postal employee was backing their truck up to the loading dock when it struck another employee who was on foot.

The postal worker that was struck died from his injuries.

On Thursday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified him as 58-year-old Leo Michael Brandt of Brooklyn Park. His manner of death was ruled an accident, caused by multiple blunt force injuries after being hit by a mail truck.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,812 other followers