July 10, 2018 –

Peggy Frank had worked as a carrier for the U.S Post Office for 28 years. At age 63, she’d started planning for her upcoming retirement, her family told KTLA.

“Now she can’t,” Lynn Calkins, her sister, told the station. Frank died Friday after being found unresponsive in her mail truck on her route during a blistering Southern California heat wave.

It was her first day back at work after months recuperating from a broken ankle, KTLA reported.

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