Thursday, June 24, 2010

Postal Worker Killed By Lightning

A St. Louis-area mail carrier killed by lightning has been laid to rest following a funeral that began with a procession of mail trucks according to the St. Louis Dispatch.

Christina Jones was 34. She was delivering mail on June 15 when she was struck by lightning during a thunderstorm. Jones was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.

The procession of postal vehicles, shown above, left from the Post Office where Jones worked.

Postal officials have sent alerts out to all employees to review safety procedures during severe weather.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM