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UPS worker killed at Kentucky facility

A UPS worker has been killed in an accident at a Kentucky facility. UPS says the employee was a mechanic who repaired sorting equipment.
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Published: Nov. 18, 2020 at 9:39 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A UPS worker has been killed in an accident at a Kentucky facility. UPS says the employee was a mechanic who repaired sorting equipment.

The coroner’s office identified him as 28-year-old David A. Platt of Springfield.

UPS told news outlets the accident happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Centennial ground hub in Louisville.

Spokesperson Jim Mayer says the company is working with authorities to determine how the accident happened.

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