A postal worker died on Tuesday while working his route in a Dallas neighborhood, according to the U.S.
Postal Service, as Texas continues to experience record-high temperatures.
USPS said it's implemented its Heat Illness Prevention Program for employees, and gives mandatory heat-related and safety training to all its employees.
"Our carriers deliver the mail throughout the year during varying temperatures and climatic conditions.
This includes during the summer months when the temperatures rise throughout the country.
Temperatures in San Angelo and Del Rio, Texas, hit all-time record highs on Tuesday, reaching 114 degrees and 113 degrees, respectively.
Temperatures will cool slightly after Wednesday with thunderstorms rolling through, but temperatures are still expected to be above seasonal norms. »