Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway

Staff Writer

DALLAS (AP) — A man arrested in the fatal shooting of a postal worker driving a delivery rig on a Dallas highway may have been acting out of road rage, authorities said Thursday.
U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox issued a statement saying that Donnie Ferrell, 25, of Hutchins, had been arrested and was being charged with murder of an officer or employee of the U.S. government while that employee was engaged in official duties. U.S. Postal Inspection Service spokeswoman Amanda McMurrey said Ferrell was due to appear before a magistrate judge Thursday.
"With this arrest, we take a crucial step towards ensuring that the person allegedly responsible for this senseless murder is brought to justice," Cox wrote in her statement...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.