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OPSO investigating death at bridge construction site

MONROE, La. - (7/12/2018) Around 9:40 a.m. this morning, deputies from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office got called to a report of a person hurt at a construction site. That site is on U.S. Hwy 80 East in Monroe, just off Hwy 139.

The bridge under construction goes over railroad tracks. When deputies arrived, they found the victim had died. Through their investigation, they learned he/she was working at the construction site, and it appears the victim fell from the bridge. 

Investigators are not releasing any further details right now as their inquiry continues. The victim's identity is being withheld pending family notification.


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