‘She was going to retire soon.’ Postal carrier dies in truck in 117-degree heat wave

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.

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“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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