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.

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Acting DPW Director Matthew Garbark said Savoy was “truly respected and admired” by his colleagues.

“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.

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Exact details of Savoy’s death have not been released.

CBS Baltimore Staff