BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Officials have identified the Baltimore City Department of Public Works employee who died while working his route Tuesday as Donald Savoy.
Savoy was a 12-year veteran of the solid waste division.READ MORE: Amid Driver Shortage, Maryland To Expedite Driving Tests & Credentials For School Bus Drivers
Acting DPW Director Matthew Garbark said Savoy was “truly respected and admired” by his colleagues.
DPW identified the Solid Waste employee who died on a route this week as Donald Savoy, a 12-year veteran of DPW. Acting Director Garbank say it's too early to know the cause of death.READ MORE: Upper Marlboro Man Dionte Sims Charged With Shooting, Killing His Fiancee, Firing At Officers
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“He will be truly missed and we are certainly mourning his loss,” Garbark said at a news conference Thursday afternoon.
Garbark also added Savoy’s death points out some of the on-the-job challenges DPW employees face.MORE NEWS: National Zoo Big Cats Test 'Presumptive Positive' For COVID-19
Exact details of Savoy’s death have not been released.