Construction worker dies after fall off Highway 80 bridge

Published: Jul. 12, 2018 at 1:09 PM CDT
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The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office says a construction worker died while working on a bridge Thursday morning.

They say it happened just before 9:40 A.M. at the site of a new bridge under construction on U. S. Hwy 80 East in the Monroe area. Investigators say it appears the worker fell from the bridge. When the deputies had arrived, the victim was dead.

The worker's name is being withheld until his family can be notified.