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One person is dead after a construction accident in Zachary, emergency officials said. 

The accident took place in the 5900 block of Carpenter Road, according to East Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Mike Chustz. The person died at the scene, he said.

Chief David McDavid with the Zachary Police Department said the investigation is ongoing and no further details were available.

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