7 13 17 KANAWHA CITY, WV (WOWK) – Family members confirm to 13 News that a loved one who is a postal worker died while delivering mail, after collapsing on a front porch.
Charleston Fire says that a postal worker was transported to an area hospital after receiving a call that someone passed out from heat exhaustion.
Family members identify that man as Ronnie Bowles.Family members tell us he was working Tuesday afternoon on Virginia Avenue in Kanawha City, when he collapsed on a the porch of a residence.
Every year it seems a carrier dies in the heat. I wonder how many it has been?
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