Crews rescue construction worker in Sarasota

Photo courtesy Sarasota Police Department.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — Emergency officials in Sarasota County have successfully rescued a construction worker that was dangling from the side of a building.

Sarasota County Emergency Services were called to a building that’s under construction in downtown Sarasota around 11 a.m. Crews said the worker was near the 17th floor.

Police were on the scene assisting with traffic control near 1 North Tamiami Trail.


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