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Postal employee found dead on Dallas interstate

Posted: 12:46 PM, Feb 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-19 18:59:03Z
Postal employee found dead on Dallas interstate

A US Postal Service employee was found fatally shot inside a truck on Interstate 30, Dallas police said.

The employee was found about 2:20 a.m. Monday in a USPS box truck on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike Freeway, police said in a statement.

Homicide detectives and US postal inspectors responded, but police did not indicate what might have happened. The victim has not been named yet.

A photo from the scene shows the truck resting beside a guard rail.

On February 8, a marked Dallas police squad car was shot at about one mile from Monday's incident. The officer was not injured,  CNN affiliate KTVT reported .

Police said there is no evidence to link the two shootings.