FedEx employee who died at Memphis hub identified


The FedEx World Hub at Memphis International Airport (file)

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A FedEx worker died at the company’s shipping hub in Memphis on Wednesday, and there are few details around the employee’s death.

FedEx did not release many details of the employee’s death, but a spokesperson confirmed the person died while at the hub.

Memphis Police identified the employee as 23-year-old Duntate Young. Young was taken by ambulance to Regional One Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The company released the following statement about the incident.

“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.”

Young’s cause of death is unknown, and this is still an ongoing investigation.

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