Man Dies After Accidentally Drinking Gasoline and Then Smoking

March 4, 2012 Updated Mar 4, 2012 at 4:40 PM EDT

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Man Dies After Accidentally Drinking Gasoline and Then Smoking

March 4, 2012 Updated Mar 4, 2012 at 4:40 PM EDT

According to the Shelby (N.C.) Star, a 43-year-old North Carolina man died last week after attempting to smoke a cigarette hours after he accidentally drank gasoline and spit it out on his clothes.

The incident happened last Monday, according to the Shelby Star report. The man died on Tuesday, according to the story.

Read the Shelby Star story HERE.