Details are limited, but Jim Mayer, public relations manager with UPS, said the employee was a mechanic who repaired sorting equipment at 8100 Air Commerce Drive.
The company issued this statement via Mayer:
“A mechanic working in our Centennial ground hub in Louisville was fatally injured at about 4:30 this morning. This is a tragic situation, and we offer our deepest condolences to the employee’s family at this difficult time. Safety is one of our core values at UPS, and we are working with relevant authorities to determine what happened.”