ONTARIO (CBSLA/AP) — Officials say two UPS employees were killed in a vehicle accident at the package-delivery service’s hub at Southern California’s Ontario International Airport.
UPS spokesman Steve Gaut said Monday’s accident involved two part-time package handlers. They have not been identified.READ MORE: Person Critically Injured In Shooting By School Security Officer
The state’s workplace safety agency, known as Cal-OSHA, will investigate. Agency spokesman Luke Brown tells the Los Angeles Times the victims were on a tug — a tractor-like vehicle used to tow heavy shipments — when it flipped over.READ MORE: Some Calif. Residents Face Losing Fire Protection Insurance After Moratorium Protecting Them Expired
Additional details were not immediately available.
The facility underwent an expansion to double its sorting capacity in 2016, according to The Press-Enterprise.MORE NEWS: LA County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths; Hospitalizations Hold Steady
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