HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Officials confirm one person died in a construction accident Wednesday afternoon.

Huntsville Police identified the worker as 41-year-old Robert Philyaw.

Officials said he was working on the electricity at the construction site when he was accidentally electrocuted.

HEMSI spokesman Don Webster said emergency crews were called to a site located near the old Burlington Coat Factory store on University Drive around 1:25 p.m.