Mail carrier killed when struck by own mail truck in Washtenaw County

U.S. Postal Service carrier Tracy Sylo killed

By Jason Colthorp - Anchor/Reporter, Dane Sager Kelly

LYNDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A postal worker was killed Wednesday afternoon when her own mail truck struck her in Lyndon Township.

Michigan State Police troopers responded to a report of a fatal collision involving Tracy Sylo, a U.S. Postal Service carrier.

Investigators said Sylo had parked her truck at the top of a driveway on Lake Road and got out. The vehicle somehow started to roll down the driveway and struck Sylo, pinning her between the truck and a metal guardrail, officials said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The accident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Michigan State Police at 810-227-1051.

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