Chesterfield postal worker dies after suffering medical emergency behind the wheel

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A United States Postal Service employee died after suffering a medical emergency and crashing their mail truck in Chesterfield County.

The crash occurred at around 5:40 p.m. last Friday, November 23, in the area of Olde Stonegate and Salisbury roads.

According to police, 54-year-old Beverly Sublett, of Poachers Run, was operating a 1994 USPS mail truck when it rolled backwards off the shoulder of the road and struck a mailbox before coming to rest in a landscape bed. 

Sublett was transported to an area hospital and died on Sunday, police say. 

At this point, the investigation indicates that Sublett was experiencing a medical emergency at the time of the crash.

Police are still investigating the crash and ask anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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