Crews rescue person who climbed crane on State Road 417

ORLANDO, Fla. — UPDATE: The person who climbed the crane Tuesday has been safely lowered and is being transported to the hospital, officials said.

Read our previous coverage below:

Orange County Fire Rescue said it is on scene after an unauthorized person climbed a crane.


It happened sometime before 4 p.m. on State Road 417 between the Florida Turnpike and Orange Blossom Trail.

Orange County Sheriff’s Office said it is working with OCFRD to help the person.

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One lane is open in both the northbound and southbound direction, officials said.

No further information was immediately available.

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This is a developing story. Check back later for more information.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.