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Rock Hill man killed in accident at Lowe's store

Authorities say a South Carolina man has died after a garage door fell on him as he worked at a Lowe's home improvement store in Charlotte.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a South Carolina man has died after a garage door fell on him as he worked at a Lowe's home improvement store in Charlotte.

Police say 35-year-old Richard Thomas Yoost of Rock Hill, S.C., was working in the store's warehouse area in South End when a garage door struck him in the head around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities say Yoost died later that morning at a hospital.

The warehouse is located across the parking lot from the store on South Bouelvard.

A spokeswoman for store would not comment on Yoost's death. No other details have been released.