Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker on I-85 in North Carolina

3/25/17 MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. – State troopers said a drunk driver caused a wreck that killed a mailman overnight on Interstate 85 in west Charlotte.

Police said that around 5 a.m. the drunk driver stopped in the middle of the interstate, near Sam Wilson Road.

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A tractor-trailer skidded to a stop to avoid hitting that car and that’s when troopers said the mailman, identified as 60-year-old Calvin Hazel Jr., rear-ended the truck.

Hazel died at the scene.

Hazel was driving a U.S. Postal Service vehicle and delivering mail when he died.

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3 thoughts on “Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker on I-85 in North Carolina

  1. Sorry about the loss of Calvin. The details don’t make much sense. When you
    consider that they deliver at 2.30 am in California. Time is relative to common sense,
    and not much of a factor at USPS.

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