NEWS FedEx employee dies after accident at Memphis Worldcenter

A FedEx plane is parked at the FedEx World Center in Memphis, Sept. 27, 2019.

A 48-year-old male FedEx employee died Wednesday after a “two-vehicle accident” at the FedEx World Center, according to Memphis Police Department and airport officials.

Memphis International Airport public information officer Glen Thomas said the Memphis Airport Police Department responded to the Memphis hub at around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday and police were informed that two passengers had been taken to a local hospital by paramedics.

The MPD has taken over the investigation. MPD public information officer Theresa Carlson said officials responded to Methodist South Hospital at around 6 p.m. that one of the FedEx employees had died. Carlson said the employee was shipped in from the Memphis hub at 2810 Democrat Way.

Memphis Fire Department spokeswoman Qwanesha Ward said the department responded to “two incidents” at the FedEx World Hub. She said one of the calls was a “medical emergency”.

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