Construction worker killed at work site near Lansdale Exit of the Northeast Extension

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Construction worker killed in accident on Northeast Extension
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Construction worker killed in accident on Northeast Extension: as seen on Action News at Noon, June 5, 2019

LANSDALE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Officials are investigating a fatal construction accident along the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m on a construction site on the Northeast Extension near the Lansdale Exit.

Details are still developing at this time, however, it is confirmed a construction worker received a "construction related injury" that resulted in death.

Officials said the injury occurred within the work zone, meaning the worker was not struck by a passing car.

PSP Troop K Skippack's Criminal Investigative Unit is handling the investigation.

Police said traffic is currently not affected by the accident.