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Fight breaks out between mourners, FedEx workers

December 4, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a brawl broke out between FedEx workers and a group of mourners at a funeral in New York City.

Authorities say the fight began after a FedEx delivery truck struck a 46-year-old funeral attendee outside of a mosque in Brooklyn Monday afternoon.

Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries, including the pedestrian who was struck and a man who was slashed in the hand with a box-cutter.

Three others have been taken into custody, including two 25-year-old FedEx workers. The FedEx truck’s windows were smashed in the melee.

FedEx says in a statement the company is cooperating with authorities to “determine the facts.”

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