Saturday afternoon in Denver when a large tree fell on her United State Postal Service vehicle and pinned her inside. The incident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. as the mail carrier delivered mail on Norman Court off Lakeshore Road North. A thunderstorm was moving through the area at the time of the incident. The mail carrier died at the scene.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office identified her as Lisa Rudisill Wilkerson of Sherrill’s Ford.
The Gaston Gazette reports that the fallen tree was at the home of U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry, who was out of state visiting relatives at the time.