By CBS3 Staff

LOWER SALFORD, Pa. (CBS) — A person is dead following a construction accident on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Wednesday morning. It happened on the turnpike in Lower Salford, Montgomery County around 10 a.m.

Authorities say there was a fatality involving an employee of a contractor or a sub-contractor in a construction zone.

There is no word on how the person died.

Authorities say no passing vehicles were involved and traffic is not being impacted.

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