Delivery driver killed after construction materials fall at St. Pete Home Depot

Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A man died Sunday night after trying to deliver construction materials to a Home Depot in St. Petersburg, police say.

According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, officers were called to the Home Depot on 22nd Avenue North for an industrial accident around 7:30 p.m.

Police say the worker died as he was delivering materials at the back of the store. A load of construction materials fell on and killed the delivery man, according to a spokesperson for the police department.

Police on Monday identified the man as 47-year-old Cyrenus Leroy Amon. He was not an employee of the store.

Police say their preliminary investigation shows the incident appears to be an accident.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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