Condolences to the Fedex family

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by scratch, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    I hate to hear when anybody loses their life doing the same thing that I do for a living. RIP fellow driver.

    FedEx driver killed in Irving freeway crash identified | wfaa.com Dallas - Fort Worth
     
  2. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Same here. Your link wouldn't open. Another FedEx driver (Ground) was killed in an accident on Friday in Washington State. No further details. Thanks for caring.
     
  3. Goldilocks

    Goldilocks Well-Known Member

    This looks like it happened near our Disctrict office. So sad, RIP Khaled
     
  4. menotyou

    menotyou bella amicizia

    My condolences to his family at work and home.
     
  5. packageguy

    packageguy Well-Known Member

    My condolences, Makes you think it can happen anytime any place
     
  6. check6ii

    check6ii New Member

    Very tragic. I pray his family find peace and that their pain and sorrow be eased.
     
  7. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    I got the link open today. That's 2 Ground drivers in a couple of days....very sad. As someone else pointed out, all it takes is a split-second and it's all over. Please consider this when you're cutting corners on safety to make Fred his 10%...it is NOT worth it.
     
  8. The driver killed in the original link was killed by a drunk driver. It was a few years ago in the Dallas metro district. The drunk driver crossed a freeway median and hit the ground truck head on at 70mph. The other truck was airborne at the time of impact. Didn't even catch the FDX truck's front number. Driver of the FDX never stood a chance. Very Sad.
     
  9. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    Sorry, I didn't originally notice the date the Dallas accident, I got the link from a Fedex driver in Washington State that I know. Still sad to hear about things like this.
     
  10. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

  11. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member


    Thank you scratch for the post. Makes it even sadder to see him with his family. It would be nice if the company would at least acknowledge the death of our drivers nationwide.
     
  12. DOWNTRODDEN IN TEXAS

    DOWNTRODDEN IN TEXAS Active Member

    I was about to say that story looked really familiar, and the WFAA link (local D/FW ABC affiliate) was dated 2010. Still a sad state of affairs for all involved.
     
  13. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member


    This will probably get me in trouble, but WTH. If a FedEx driver gets killed, there is little mention of it except at the local level. If a FedEx pilot gets killed, it's kind of like when Princess Diana died. There were ceremonies, flyovers, and even the exalted Smith himself when the two pilots were fatally injured in Japan a couple of years ago. This should illustrate to you where we stand in the FedEx pecking order.
     
  14. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

    Sometimes words don't convey the truth but actions always do.
     
  15. CJinx

    CJinx Well-Known Member

    Blame your local management for that. Our senior manager usually brings it up in a staff meeting when a fatality occurs somewhere in the company.
     
  16. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member


    Exactly. We are meaningless.