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Home Depot worker killed when drywall crashes down on him

ST. PETERS, Mo. — A Home Depot worker in Missouri was killed in an accident at a store in St. Peters early Tuesday.

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The identity of the 60-year-old victim has not been released but police did confirm what happened, according to news reports.

The man was driving a forklift and when he exited the lift he was hit by falling drywall, also known as sheet rock, around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, KTVI-TV reported.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he later died.