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Postal worker falls into storm drain, dies

MIAMI – U.S. Postal Service officials say an employee died when he tumbled into a storm drain while searching for his cell phone.

Postal Service spokeswoman Debbie Fetterly says the accident happened early Tuesday at the Miami Processing and Distribution Center in Miami.

The Miami Herald reports the employee had worked for the postal service for more than 25 years.

The employee's name has not been released.

No further details were immediately available.