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Amazon driver died in bathroom sheltering from tornado with colleagues

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(Corrects name in third paragraph to McEwen) By Richa Naidu EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Reuters) – Amazon cargo driver Austin J. McEwen, 26, was an only child who loved to listen to rapper Mac Miller and hunt with his friends. He died trying to shelter from a powerful tornado in the bathroom at an Amazon.com warehouse on Friday night, according to a coworker. McEwen was one of six workers identified by police on Sunday who were killed when their plant in Edwardsville, Illinois, buckled under the force of the devastating tornado. A swath of tornadoes ripped through six U.S. states, leaving a trail of d…

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