UAW: 2 FCA workers, 1 from Kokomo, have died from coronavirus


KOKOMO, Ind. (WTHR) - A UAW official said two employees have died from coronavirus, including one who works at FCA Kokomo.

The Facebook post, signed by Rory L. Gamble, said Tuesday "I want to extend sincere sympathies from myself and the entire International Executive Board for the families of two of our members, one at FCA Kokomo, IN, and one at FCA Sterling Heights, MI, who have lost their lives to this virus. This is a terrible tragedy for our entire UAW family."

We have reached out to the union and to health officials to learn more.

There's no word on the identity of the victims, information which is generally protected by privacy laws.

The full UAW post and statement appears below: