Video: More details on death of Georgia carrier

Update: The postal worker who died Saturday in Georgia has been identified as DeCarlo Allen, 36, of Covington, Georgia. Allen, a father of two, was a Rural Carrier Associate at the Lithonia GA post office. His obituary and condolence book is here.

A postal worker was killed Saturday after a tree fell onto his vehicle at a DeKalb County golf course.

DeCarlo AllenDeKalb County fire Capt. Eric Jackson said the male postal worker was driving on the premises of Lithonia’s Mystery Valley Golf Club when, around 12:30 p.m., a tree “that appeared to be in poor health” fell from the side of the roadway and struck him. The vehicle careened off the road, down a short hillside and into another tree.

The impact from the falling tree likely caused the postal worker’s death, Jackson said.

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