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Uniontown man dies in construction accident on Penn State campus

A man died in an apparent construction site accident on Penn State campus Friday.

Jerod Chapman, a 29-year old man from Uniontown, died, according to a press release by the Centre County Coroner’s Office. He was pronounced dead at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers referred comment to the construction site’s contractor.

Jay Paroda, the safety director for American Ornamental Ironworks, was unavailable for comment.

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