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.

Stay with CBSPhilly.com for this developing story.