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: Owusu Leads No. 8 Maryland Women Past Purdue 86-71
Acting DPW Director Matthew Garbark said Savoy was “truly respected and admired” by his colleagues.
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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.
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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: ATM Stolen In Elkridge Smash And Grab; Stolen Van Used Was Found In Baltimore, Police Say
Exact details of Savoy’s death have not been released.