Mail Carrier leaves mail on side of road; quits job

Mail Carrier leaves mail on side of road; quits job

USPS investigators learned that the mail carrier had resigned Sept. 8.

“We do not anticipate any further action against this individual,” Special Agent Scott Balfour told the paper Wednesday. “The Roxborough Station Post Office is going to deliver the mail.”

Authorities did not say what might have led the ex-employee to dump hundreds of letters.

A photo of mail dumped on the side of a road in South New Jersey went viral. (Kewnoneal Bennett)

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Fire Crews In Iowa use boat to rescue letter carrier from flooded mail truck

A United States Postal Service worker was rescued by fire crews in Ames after the carrier truck was overcome by flood waters Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet by the Ames Tribune.  Emergency responders paddled a raft to rescue the employee and a range of packages at the Grand Avenue overpass, as seen in a video captured by the Ames Tribune.  As much as 4 inches of rain had already accumulated in Ames by 9 a.m. and 1 to 2 inches more are expected, according to the National Weather Service.

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