Home Depot employee dies after drywall falls on him
ST. PETERS, Mo. – A 60-year-old man died overnight following an accident at the Home Depot where he worked.
According to a spokesperson for the St. Peters Police Department, the incident took place just after 12:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Home Depot on Mid Rivers Mall Drive.
St. Charles County Ambulance rushed the man to a local hospital where he eventually died.
Investigators learned the man was operating a forklift inside the Home Depot. A large quantity of drywall fell on him as he got off the forklift.
The victim’s name has been released.