MEMPHIS, Tenn. ̵1; The family of a young man who died Wednesday in a FedEx hub are talking.
According to police, Duntate Young, 23, was taken to Regional One and pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.
The hub is located in the 3100 block of Democrat Road.
The father of the child, Reverend Leonell Troy McClenton, described on FOX13 how he found out about his son's death.
"I woke up from my daughter. She heard from a friend that she had been taken by med. She was in tears about it and it sounded serious. When I did it in the hospital they were saying he's dead, "McClenton said.
Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood. and is eager to get off work on Wednesday and celebrate his son's birthday, which is also Wednesday.
Now family and friends are mourning Young's death.
Young's father told FOX13 that he wanted to know more about the details of his son's death.
McClenton claims that Young was contracted through a temp agency and worked at the dock during a graveyard shift at the FedEx Express World Hub for the past two months.
Investigators say Young was rushed to the hospital around 2:30 in the morning and died when he arrived at the hospital.
Police say they have no explanation for Young's death, but are looking into his cause of death.
Young's father told FOX13 that he wanted to know more about the details of his son's death saying, "we don't have to think about … I want to know that he's trained well at work properly." . "
FedEx sent a statement saying:
"We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our team member in the Memphis hub. Our thoughts are with family, friends and co-workers. of our colleague during this difficult time. has always focused on the health and safety of our people as a top priority, and we fully cooperate with the authorities in their investigation. "
At this time the cause of death was is unknown.
This is an ongoing death investigation.
© 2019 Cox Media Group.