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Person stuck on top of crane helped down by Austin responders

East Third Street near the I-35 frontage road was shut down as responders handled the situation.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS and the Austin Fire Department helped get a woman stuck on the top of a crane down Monday morning.

According to AFD, a citizen who should not have been on the crane walked out onto the edge of it. AFD doesn't know how long she was on it, but first responders received a call just after 7 a.m. The woman was put into a safety harness and rescued around 8:45 a.m.

East Third Street near the Interstate Highway 35 frontage road was shut down as first responders handled the situation.

KVUE's Bryce Newberry was at the scene.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

No other information was made available at this time. Check back for updates.


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