MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - FedEx has confirmed that an employee was killed at the airport Thanksgiving morning.
According to police, a female FedEx worker was found around 12:30 a.m. dead under a motorized mobile conveyer belt system.
She was pronounced dead when authorities arrived on the scene.
FedEx released a statement regarding the incident:
Airport police are handling this investigation.
A Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration representative was at the FedEx Hub on Thursday investigating the tragedy.
The investigation is expected to last eight to 10 weeks.