Delivery Driver Killed in Drywall Accident at Florida Home Depot

January 13, 2021

A delivery driver was killed Sunday night when a load of construction materials fell on him at a Home Depot store in Florida, police said.

News outlets report that a load of drywall struck 47-year-old Cyrenus Leroy Amon around 7:30 p.m. at a Home Depot store in St. Petersburg.

Amon worked for United States Gypsum Co., St. Petersburg police spokeswoman Yolanda Fernandez told news outlets.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the incident, she said.

“We’re deeply saddened by this tragic accident, and our thoughts are with the family and loved ones,” Home Depot said in a statement. “We immediately contacted the proper authorities and are working with them on their investigation.”

Topics Florida Personal Auto

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