Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale drawbridge goes up, taking woman with it

 
 
Fort Lauderdale firefighters rescued a woman who was dangling from a New River railroad bridge after it began opening as she crossed it, a city spokesman said. (Photo Courtesy Gabriella Evans. via Twitter)
Fort Lauderdale firefighters rescued a woman who was dangling from a New River railroad bridge after it began opening as she crossed it, a city spokesman said. (Photo Courtesy Gabriella Evans. via Twitter)
Gabriella Evans / via Twitter

Sun Sentinel

The emergency over the New River drew the downtown crowd in no time. High up on the river’s elevated drawbridge was a terrified woman.

One slip could have sent the Dania Beach woman falling about 22 feet onto the railroad tracks below. Or worse, she could have fallen farther, down into the river.

Read the full story at SunSentinel.com (http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-dangling-woman-20131012,0,7837905.story

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